Schools: Technology Award; Building Bridges Recognition – Huntington Now

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Three St. Anthony’s college students have been named regional winners within the Toshiba ExploraVision competitors.

The competitors identifies college students who “have the flexibility to look 20 years into the longer term and predict essential modifications in expertise.”  The staff is made up of Christina Ward, Elyse Wos and Emma Ronai, who’re all freshmen.

Their undertaking was described as “The brand new system, VirtuX will revolutionize the sector of ache administration. Utilizing revolutionary new expertise, it’s going to use digital actuality to reinforce the effectiveness of ache administration and scale back opioid use. To do that, VirtuX makes use of digital actuality expertise as an interactive distraction with a purpose to scale back the ache of a affected person. It makes use of 4 completely different classes of simulations for this. The classes embody Sport, Meditation, Hypnosis, and Expertise, all of which work in another way to distract the affected person from their ache. VirtuX data extremely correct information with a purpose to tailor the consumer’s expertise to them, in order that it might probably finest handle their ache. Surveys regarding the sufferers ache will even be given earlier than and after utilizing VirtuX to additional perceive the sufferers wants. This method can be utilized in a myriad of conditions, although it was particularly designed for at-home use, as it’s moveable, and has an easy-to-use interface.”

Constructing Bridges Award

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Glenn Excessive Faculty pupil Abigail Rothleder just lately acquired the 2022 College students Constructing Bridges Award, recognizing her work in initiating and coordinating quite a few group service initiatives and her standing as a task mannequin for her classmates.

STEM Trainer Award

Northport-East Northport instructor and STEM Coordinator Jennifer Baranaskas has been awarded the Lengthy Island STEM Training Management Affiliation (LISTEMELA) Star Award for her work in creating the district’s program of STEM enrichment for all.

The STEM Star award was created to honor academics who function “a beacon of sunshine
for our college students” in addition to display exemplary dedication to the imaginative and prescient of
LISTEMELA, which is equitable pupil entry to top quality studying experiences.

She can be introduced with the award on the LISTEMELA ceremony  Could 6.

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