Suffolk County Legislators Recognize Commack and Smithtown East Regeneron Semifinalists and Finalist
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: March 30 2017
The Regeneron Science Talent Search is the oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition in the nation.
Suffolk County Legislators Rob Trotta and Leslie Kennedy pose with winners from the National Regeneron Science Talent Search.
Photo by: Suffolk Legislator Rob Trotta's Office
Smithtown, NY – March 30, 2017 – Suffolk County Legislators Rob Trotta and Leslie Kennedy congratulated winners from Smithtown High School East and Commack High School for competing in the National Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly Intel). This contest is the oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition in the nation. “I am so impressed by your intelligence and determination. Please keep up the good work as you pursue your education and career endeavors,” said Legislator Trotta.
Pictured from left to right above are: Legislator Rob Trotta, Smithtown East semifinalists Vishrath Kuma and Ruisi Zhong, Commack semifinalist Abbigayle Cuomo, Smithtown East Erika Nemeth, Legislator Leslie Kennedy, Smithtown East finalist Emily Peterson, Smithtown East Research Coordinator Maria Zeitlin and Smithtown East principal Dr. Kevin Simmons. Unable to attend the meeting was Commack Regeneron semifinalist Jordan Cooper.
Legislator Robert Trotta represents the 13th Legislative District, which includes Smithtown, Fort Salonga, Kings Park, San Remo, Nissequogue, Head of the Harbor, and St. James, as well as most of East Northport and parts of Northport and Commack.
Legislator Trotta serves on the Legislature’s Economic Development, Environment, Planning & Agriculture, Health,Public Works, Transportation & Energy, and Ways & Means Committees.