Tesla STEM - Bhowal and Porwal

Two rising seniors from Nikola Tesla STEM High School (Tesla STEM) used mapping to tackle an important issue for a local endangered species. Siddhant Porwal and Druhin Bhowal brought awareness to the Southern Resident Orca Whale (SROW) population decline through state and national ArcGIS mapping competitions.



    Eastlake student named finalist in prestigious science and math competition

    Christine Ye EHS student

    Christine Ye, a student from Eastlake High School (EHS), has been named a finalist in the 2022 Regneron Science Talent Search. The competition is the nation’s oldest, most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. It is hosted by Regneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
    The 2022 finalists’ research projects span a diverse range of STEM-related subjects showcasing their knowledge and depth of passion for science. 
    Multiple students chose to explore the impact of COVID-19. Some students invented novel therapeutic tools, while others explored topics related to climate change and social and political issues. Christine’s project is titled: Inferring the Neutron Star Maximum Mass and Lower Mass Gap in Neutron Star-Black Hole Systems with Spin. 
    This program’s alumni include recipients of the world’s most notable science and math honors, including 13 Nobel Prizes and 22 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships, as well as the founders of many science-based companies, including Regeneron. 

    A second student from EHS was listed in the top 300 for this competition. Senior Audrey Gruian was nominated for her project entitled ALDIN: An Intelligent, Stereoscopic Aerial Olfactory System for Autonomous Odor Localization.  
    To view the list of students, visit the Society for Science website.