Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages Honors Elmont Student Accepted into All Eight Ivy League Schools, as Good Samaritan of the Month

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (Elmont-D) announced April’s Good Samaritan of the Month, Elmont Memorial High School student Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna.

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Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages (left) honors Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna (right) as Good Samaritan of the month for April.

Elmont, NY - April 27, 2016 - Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (Elmont-D) announced April’s Good Samaritan of the Month, Elmont Memorial High School student Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna. Augusta’s dedication to socially conscious scientific research has uplifted the spirit of her community. Augusta was named a finalist in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search and she recently attended The Annual White House Science Fair to showcase her work, “Rheological Characterization of Attapulgite Nanoclay Modified Cement Slurries for Oil Well Applications” -- a project dedicated to preventing oil spills.  Augusta has brought positive attention to Elmont Memorial High School for being accepted into all eight Ivy League schools.  “Augusta’s academic rigor and desire to foster environmentally conscious change is truly admirable,” stated Assemblywoman Solages. “Augusta is nothing short of amazing--she serves as an inspiration to all those around her.”