Star Students

by Editorial Staff--Suburban Family Magazine | Apr 27, 2015
Star Students …From the pages of Suburban Family Magazine…

Steven Roth, Shane Waters, Justin Londono and Jacob Donneys (pictured)
Washington Township
These four Orchard Valley Middle Schoolers took the top prize at the 2015 Future City Competition for their project called “Valley City.” The boys were tasked with creating an imaginary city, which was then judged by a handful of engineers who asked specific questions regarding their concept city and its functions. The team was presented with the “Fire Sprinkler Water Delivery” award, given to them by the PennJerDel Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association.

Connor Newman
The Doane Academy senior campaigned last summer to save the historic hand-carved 1910 Dentzel Carousel that once stood on Burlington Island. Newman raised $1,350 to save the carousel that was going to be auctioned off piece by piece. The town of Seaside Heights eventually protected the carousel; and Newman donated the entire collected sum to the Burlington Island Scholarship Fund.

Edward Gelernt
The 16-year-old from Moorestown Friends School won the 2015 Cogito Research Award from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for his research of high-density lipoproteins. Gelernt is one of 10 students in the U.S. to receive the award along with a grant to fund his research. He hopes that his research will be able to assist doctors in determining a patient’s susceptibility to heart disease.

Morgan Sehdev
A sophomore at William & Mary University, the Haddonfield native has received a Goldwater Scholarship. Sehdev joins a class of 260 U.S. undergraduates who were also nominated for the scholarship based on academic merit either in mathematics, science or engineering by faculty at their schools. A 1693 Scholar double majoring in biology and Hispanic studies, Sehdev’s scholarship will cover school costs up to $7,500 per year.

Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 6, Issue 2 (April, 2015).
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