(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – During the Monday, May 22 meeting of the Nassau County Legislature, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) honored students from Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School for winning the Feinstein Institute’s annual science competition. In the contest, these “Medical Marvel” honorees were tasked with addressing climate change in their respective communities and developing new methods for measuring greenhouse gas emissions.Legislator Drucker presented Abigail Rajan, Chloe Ng, Zahara Naqvi, Haley Brodzansky, and Sophie Hu with Nassau County Legislature Citations in recognition of their innovative research and dedication to addressing climate change in America and around the world.“With the threat of climate change bearing down upon us more severely each day, we must act now for the sake of our future generations to slow and reverse these profoundly damaging trends,” Legislator Drucker said. “That is why it was truly a pleasure to recognize these young women for demonstrating how all of us can play a role in protecting the environment and stabilizing our climate.”
PHOTO CAPTION – Left to right; Lead Research Coordinator Raymond Tesar, Abigail Rajan, Zahara Naqvi, Chloe Ng, Legislator Drucker, Haley Brodzansky, Sophie Hu, and Science Chairperson Joyce Barry.
PHOTO CREDIT – Photo by Holly Curtis, Press Secretary