Paul D. Schreiber High School students succeed at Long Island Science and Engineering Fair

The Port Washington Union Free School District is honored to announce the amazing success of the Paul D. Schreiber High School research program at this year’s Long Island Science and Engineering Fair (LISEF) on March 7. Six Paul D. Schreiber High School students were invited to the second round—the top 25% of all projects—to compete for a chance to go to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas, Texas in May. The recognized students and their projects are:


Occupational Stress and Mental Health Outcomes among the Emergency Medical Services Population

Mikayla will take her research to Dallas, Texas in May to compete at ISEF!


The identification and analysis of novel TP53 gene and structures of single nucleotide variations in p53 mutants


Amelia Abell - Analyzing the interaction between HRAS, STAT3 and LRPPRC in the mitochondria

Sydney Flisser - Verb Learning With and Without Modifiers in Autistic Toddlers

Reed Paltrow - Online Machine Learning of Platelet Dynamics via Massive Multiscale Modeling

Abigail Smith - Skin Cancer Detection with Raspberry Pi and TensorFlow


These incredible accomplishments are the results of three years of collaboration between outstanding students and staff. Congratulations should also be extended to math research teacher Tina Gallagher, science research teacher Nicole LoPinto, and social science research teacher Elizabeth Thomas. Additionally, Camryn Neches was one of ten students to win The Office of Naval Research - US Navy & Marine Corps Award! Congratulations to all!

mikayla and sidney

Mikayla Schwartz and Sidney Flisser


five winners

Reed Paltrow, Amelia Abell, Sidney Flisser, Camryn Neches, and Abigail Smith