Wisdom Lane's seventh grade Science and English teachers would like to congratulate Gary Nepravishta, Madison Loscalzo, Agnes Wilson and Nikhil Keer on winning awards in the Long Island Stage of the 2017 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Systems Technical Committee Essay Contest. Gary won first place and a prize of $400, Madison placed second and grabbed the $200 prize, while Agnes finished in third place and received a $100 prize. The students were all required to write an essay about one of the aspects of the Juno spacecraft and describe how it works and why it helps discovery at Jupiter. There essays were chosen among hundreds of entries.
Gary, seventh grade and Nikhil, eighth grade will represent the Long Island section, with there essay, at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space System Technical Committee National Competition later this year. The four students will also be honored at the AIAA Long Island Section annual dinner on Wednesday, June 14 at Spumante Restaurant.