Prestigious Award

Jonathan Jacobs, 17, a Tarrytown resident and a senior at Irvington High School, was named a national Semi-finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search.

imagesOne of 300 in the country, Jonathan’s research topic was "The Effect of Blood Sugar Levels, Measured by Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load, on Acne Vulgaris in Adolescents." According to the press release on the Intel website, each of the 300 Semifinalists will receive an award of $1,000 for "their outstanding science research." In addition, the high school of each Semifinalist will also receive an award of $1,000 "to recognize excellence in teaching and school support of individual student research." Jonathan will be attending Johns Hopkins University next fall.

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