SCSD Students Win Recognition During NSBE National Convention

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scsd students conventionSyracuse City School District students from Clary, Corcoran, Ed Smith, ELMS, Grant, Henninger, Huntington, HW Smith, ITC, Nottingham, PSLA and Roberts attended the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Convention in Pittsburgh, PA recently.

Students competed in hands-on engineering and science activities, listened to featured speakers during the event, and took part in workshops that were designed to create awareness around the possibility of pursuing careers in engineering.

In addition, the following SCSD students were also recognized for winning awards during six of the events:

– The middle school math team: Morgan Burke (Grant), Kiamesha McMillian (Roberts), Chris O’Brien (Grant) and Cori Suressi (Grant) finished fourth, and Morgan Burke took the top award, “Overall National Champion Highest Scoring Individual.”

– The Vex Robotics team: Anita Khamtan (P-Tech), Breonna Bell (Nottingham), Rainah Barnes (Henninger), Jahzlon Bruner (Nottingham) and Zaire Robinson (Nottingham) won the “Judge’s Award.”

– The First Lego League team: Matthew Johnson (Huntington), Emiliano Beardall (Ed Smith), and Angel Mensah (Clary) won the Research Award.

– The Kidwind team: Tydre Bell (Nottingham), Aidaruus Shirwa (Nottingham), and Markell Miller (Henninger) won third place, and HW Smith’s Angela Kumah won first place in “Poster Display and Oral Presentation,” and second place overall. Malik Robinson (Nottingham) also won first place in “Abstract and Overall.”

Visit https://www.nsbe.org/home.aspx for additional information regarding the event.

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