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  • Joseph Wins International Science Award

    Somers High School senior, Rachel Joseph took the 2nd place award in the Environmental Engineering category at the prestigious INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition and Rachel is the first student to place at ISEF in Somers Science Research history. She was awarded $1500 for her project, Optimizing Thermal Hydrolysis for Increased Biogas Generation in Wastewater Treatment. Rachel Joseph, right.

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  • Somers Senior Receives National Merit Scholarship

    Somers High School senior, Katie Taylor was just announced as the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Merit Scholarship awards are given to students based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments. A variety of information is used to select the winners, including the finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school official's written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the Finalist's own essay. Katie will attend Yale University this fall. Pictured: Principal Mark Bayer, School Counselor Eileen Cawley, Katie Taylor, Assistant Principal Pete Rodrigues

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  • Inspiring Speaker Grabs Student Attention

    Motivational speaker, rapper, college professor, author and talk show host Dr. Omekongo Dibinga spoke to high school students about being an "Upstander", not a "Bystander". After speaking to the entire student body over two assemblies, Dr. Dibinga presented two different workshops to more than 100 student leaders and spoke with the high school faculty about "micro-aggressions" and ways to deal with them in the classroom. Here excerpts from Dr. Dibinga's presentation on our Tusker Talk podcast.

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  • Three SHS Students Win 4 Honors

    Somers High School seniors Kevin Li and Katie Taylor have been named salutatorian and valedictorian, respectively, for the Class of 2019. Katie Taylor is also joined by Noah Sanz in being named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Congratulations to these students on their hard work and high achievements!

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  • SHS' Rachel Joseph Wins Prestigious Regeneron Prize

    For the fourth year in a row, a Somers High School student has been named a semi-finalist in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. Senior Rachel Joseph is one of 300 students selected as an STS Scholar by the nation's oldest science and math competition for high school seniors. Joseph's environmental engineering research project, which explores ways to make wastewater treatment more energy efficient, was one of 1,964 entries in the competition. Her research wasn't the only accomplishment that caught the eye of the contest judges. Click on the "Learn More" button below to read more on this story.

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  • High School Students Win Scholastic Awards

    Six Somers High School students have been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing awards this year. All winners are invited to attend the Regional Awards Ceremony at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. Click on the "Learn More" button to see a list of student winners.

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