Two Northport High School students were recognized by the Northport-East Northport Board of Education on January 13 for their work in science and technology.
Senior Esther Loring was honored as the schools Rotary student of the month in science. District Chairperson of Science, Technology & Engineering David Storch described Esther as “one of the most dedicated and passionate science students our department has had the pleasure to work with as defined by her maturity, powerful intellect, love of learning, and her numerous contributions to our STEM programs.”
Esther is a STEM scholar and a National Merit Commended Student, earning high marks in honors science and AP chemistry, participating in four years of advanced scientific research and is currently working toward the completion of a two year sequence in IB Physics. She has also been an active participant in the SPARK Crystallography group at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) since tenth grade.
Fellow senior Justin Marques was recognized as Rotary student of the month for technology. Mr. Storch described him as “bright and self-motivated young man with an outstanding sense of humility and integrity.” He has taken woodworking and automotive technology courses and achieved mastery in all of them.
Woodworking technology teacher Greg Robinson added that “Justin is a student that strives for excellence in everything he sets out to do. His work is always exceptional and he never hesitates to help classmates who need assistance.”
Both students received awards during the meeting for their hard work and achievements. Congratulations, Esther and Justin!