More than 350 students from 35 high schools displayed their science projects, some of them years in the making, at the 13th annual Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. At the event, sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, among others, students competed for scholarships and spots at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. (March 9, 2013)
Rebecca Wiersma of Dobbs Ferry High School stands
Rebecca Wiersma of Dobbs Ferry High School stands with her project. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Katie Guy from Mamaroneck High School stands with
Katie Guy from Mamaroneck High School stands with her project. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Sarah Cohen from Fox Lane high School stands
Sarah Cohen from Fox Lane high School stands in front of her display. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)

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Laj Mehta from Ossining High stands with her
Laj Mehta from Ossining High stands with her models on cytosolic NADPH redox. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School attends
Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School attends the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013 (Credit: Susan Stava)
Dennis Lin of Yorktown High School gives a
Dennis Lin of Yorktown High School gives a presentation at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow high School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Eifan Rude of Ossining High School stands with
Eifan Rude of Ossining High School stands with his project. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Lucia Tonelli from Ossining High School stands with
Lucia Tonelli from Ossining High School stands with her display about the white-tail deer. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)

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Genevieve Lewis from Croton Harmon High School stands
Genevieve Lewis from Croton Harmon High School stands in front of her display about desmoid tumors. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Taylor Smith from Yorktown High School studied leopard
Taylor Smith from Yorktown High School studied leopard sharks. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
David Vernik from Yorktown High School worked on
David Vernik from Yorktown High School worked on a new method for diagnosing colon cancer. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Sanan Venkatesh from Horace Greeley High School worked
Sanan Venkatesh from Horace Greeley High School worked on looking for PTEN mutations in head and neck squamous cell carcinioma. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Jamie Tanzer of Scarsdale High School stands with
Jamie Tanzer of Scarsdale High School stands with her display about allergies. The Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow high School showcased students' multiyear science research projects. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)

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Diana Inzirillo, who is also a ballet dancer,
Diana Inzirillo, who is also a ballet dancer, of Mahopac High School, stands in front of her project, which studied the strength and stability of the ankle. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Maxim Diamond from Croton Harmon High School stands
Maxim Diamond from Croton Harmon High School stands by his project. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Ronniel Munoz from Sleepy Hollow High School stands
Ronniel Munoz from Sleepy Hollow High School stands with his display connecting music and pitching in baseball. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Kaitlin Ferguson from Yorktown High School stands with
Kaitlin Ferguson from Yorktown High School stands with her project. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Caleb Hersh from Ossining High stands with his
Caleb Hersh from Ossining High stands with his display studying melatonin. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Kahlil DiSouza from Edgemont High stands with his
Kahlil DiSouza from Edgemont High stands with his project on a rare pediatric cancer. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Madison Dale Miller from White Plains High School
Madison Dale Miller from White Plains High School stands with her display on race and gender studies. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Sabrina Pearson from Horace Greeley is photographed with
Sabrina Pearson from Horace Greeley is photographed with her project. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Nicholas Comas of Eastchester High School in front
Nicholas Comas of Eastchester High School in front of his exhibit about autism. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School waits
Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School waits for judges to view her booth. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Jason Worobow of Edgemont High in Scarsdale poses
Jason Worobow of Edgemont High in Scarsdale poses with his project at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Sasha Zemsky from Horace Greeley High School with
Sasha Zemsky from Horace Greeley High School with her project on Parkinson's disease. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Anthony Sclafani of Horace Greeley High School poses
Anthony Sclafani of Horace Greeley High School poses with his subtoxic dosage display at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava )
Merlyn George of White Plains High School in
Merlyn George of White Plains High School in front of her exhibit on adolescents adapting to cancer in the family. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Owen Robinson from Pelham Memorial High school stands
Owen Robinson from Pelham Memorial High school stands with his exhibit on the effects of leaf litter on the Northeastern invertebrate population. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Anand Patel and Jesse Goodman, from Briarcliff High
Anand Patel and Jesse Goodman, from Briarcliff High School, with their chemistry exhibit. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
An exhibit on cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the Westchester
An exhibit on cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School, where students showcased their multiyear science research projects. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science
Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School, where students showcased their multiyear research science projects. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Han Lu explains his project at the Westchester
Han Lu explains his project at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science
Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Hannah Bocker from Montfort Academy in Katonah sits
Hannah Bocker from Montfort Academy in Katonah sits with her exhibit "Bridge the Gap." Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science
Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: Susan Stava)