Three Hunter College High School teams of tenth graders competed at the New York Section of Chemagination at St. John’s University on Saturday, March 31. Analise Rhode, Isabel Udo, and Miru Osuga won first place in the Alternative Energy category with an article about how anaerobic digestion could be used as an alternative energy source. Mira Nagarajan and Fandi Tang won first place in the New Material category with an article about how Polyisoprene potential for use in contraception. Sophia Siu, Purva Vaidya, and Stephen Leong competed in the Health/Medicine category with an article about the use of shuttle molecules in breaching the blood-brain barrier. Our 2 first-place teams now have the chance to go to the Regional competition at the University of Maryland in Baltimore that takes place on Saturday 6/2. For the full story and details of this news article, please click on this link.