Staten Island Technical High School(SITHS) - New York's Specialized High School.
New Explorations Into Science, Technology + Math (NEST+M) - New York's Premier Public School For Gifted And Talented Students.
Lead Researcher at Harvard University (Boston, MA) and Institut Sup’Biotech de Paris Neuroscience Departments - Participating in a research project that focuses on the olfactory systems of mice and how the chemical composition of odorants affects neuron reaction in the olfactory cortex. I was invited to present the data from this research at the New York City Science/Engineering Fair (NYSCEF) in the Spring of 2021.
First Place Winner of the W!SE Quality of Life (QOL) Competition - Designed and conducted a research study on the effect of cyber security education on students’ internet usage habits.
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation (HOBY), Ambassador - Represented SITHS at HOBY NY Metro Leadership Conference. Presented seminars on Exploration of Leadership Pillars topic. Collaborated with fellow ambassadors to create community service projects.
Harvard University Summer Program - Neuroscience and Biology Courses.
Combined Oxford/Cambridge University Science Summer Program - Biotechnology and Genetics Courses.
NYU Tandon School of Engineering - Smart Cities program - Created a Radio-frequency identification (RFID) scanner that functioned as a rudimentary credit card machine. Used the Arduino software technology to engineer a robot that could navigate and solve a maze.
Founder and President of Bridge To Literacy Club
President of the Staten Island Technical High School Debate Team.
Vice-President of the Staten Island Tech Science Newspaper.
Co-Founder and Director of Bridge To Literacy - Non profit 501(c)3 organization with the main goal to spread literacy knowledge to underserved communities around the world. Developed and conducted lessons via digital platform. Currently leading over 70 volunteers in teaching over 300 impoverished students from Ukraine, Honduras, Kenya, Mexico, Palestine, and Israel.
Debate Team Coach/Judge - Judging Empire/Big Apple middle school debate league competitions. Coached NEST+M debate team.
P.S. 39 Francis J. Murphy Elementary School - Assisting school staff with event planning activities.
AWARDS, HONORS, AND HONORARY MENTIONS
QUALITY OF LIFE INNOVATIONS First Place winner.
Multiple awards from New York Empire/Big Apple middle school debate league.
2019 University Of Cambridge Debate Competition for High School Students 1st Place.
Outstanding Achievement Award For Foreign Languages at NEST+M Middle School.