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Five Students Receive 2006 Battelle-Brookhaven Women in Science Awards

UPTON, NY - Five local female high school students who excel in science and/or mathematics were each awarded $1,000 at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory to encourage them to pursue careers in those fields. The annual award was established in 1999 by Battelle, the Ohio-based corporation that partners with Stony Brook University to manage Brookhaven Lab through Brookhaven Science Associates, and by Brookhaven Women in Science, a not-for-profit group at Brookhaven Lab whose aim is to promote the advancement of women.

BWIS winners

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The winning students are: (from left) Chinh Dang, William Floyd High School; Angela Mangano, Eastport-South Manor High School; Meghan O'Donnell, Shoreham-Wading River High School; Kirstin Krusell, Riverhead High School. Alice Lu, Longwood High School, was not present.

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