IRVINGTON, N.Y. -- Irvington High School science research student Ethan Tardio earned third place at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair in the cell and molecular biology category on Saturday, March 7.
Tardio competed with more than 420 students from 33 high schools in Westchester and Putnam counties. WESEF is the largest and most competitive science fair in the region. Students showcased their research efforts at Sleepy Hollow High School to a group of nearly 300 professional scientists who acted as judges.
In addition, Tardio won first place in the molecular biology poster session category at the 30th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at the University at Albany on Thursday, March 12. This symposium represented 41 high schools across New York State. Tardio presented his research on The Role of Macrophages in Metastatic Dissemination and Growth.
Tardio has earned three science research awards this year.
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