Bellport Middle School Science Fair Winners

Pictured are Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Gianni, Samantha Porsche, Aidan Sawyer, Troy J. Spence, Mr. Surrusco and Board President Mr. Picini.
Pictured are Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Gianni, Samantha Porsche, Aidan Sawyer, Troy J. Spence, Mr. Surrusco and Board President Mr. Picini.
Pictured are Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Gianni, Alexis Spence, Haley Herrmann, Board Trustee Mrs. Herrmann, Mrs. Orsino and Board President Mr. Picini.
Pictured are Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Gianni, Alexis Spence, Haley Herrmann, Board Trustee Mrs. Herrmann, Mrs. Orsino and Board President Mr. Picini.
The Bellport Middle School is proud to announce the 6th Grade Science Fair winners and representatives for the 2014 Brookhaven National Lab Science Fair. Troy J. Sica and Alexis Spence attended the annual Brookhaven National Lab Science Fair on May 3rd. Troy's work on " DOES ETHYLENE GAS SPEED UP THE RIPENING PROCESS?" and Alexis' project on "IS ORGANIC OR NON-ORGANIC POTATOES' BUD GROWTH AFFECTED BY THE CHEMICAL BUD NIP?" was outstanding. They were recognized and honored at the South Country Board of Education meeting on May 21st, along with the four other top students.. They were chosen by their teachers Mrs. Orsino, Mr. Surrusco and Science chairperson, Mrs. Morris.

The runners-up were Myriam Ibarra for her project on "Endo and Exothermic Reactions", Haley Herrmann with "Problematic Parachutes", Samantha Porsche for "Can Your Hair Do This?" and Aidan Sawyer for "Yeasts Reaction to Organic Compounds."