Several Bellmore-Merrick Central High School students were recently named Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists.
Emma Ann McNamara, 17, Calhoun High School Research project: Female Dominance Hierarchies as a Predictor of Relative Canine Size Dimorphism in the Macaca genus
Joshua Phillip Pollock, 17, Kennedy High School Research project: Emotional Face Recognition
Corey Wald, 17, Mepham High School Research project: The Sky’s the Limit — An Investigation of Cloud Cover on Major League Baseball Performance
These students were among 300 chosen for this honor. Each will
receive a $1,000 award for his or her research. Additionally, their
respective high schools will receive $1,000 to further excellence in
science, math, and/or engineering education.
The semifinalists of Intel STS 2013 were selected from among 1,712
entrants. From this group, 40 finalists will be chosen to attend the
Intel Science Talent Institute in Washington, DC from March 7–13.