Atoms make Headlines for their Award Winning Robot

Syracuse Academy of Science high school students Yakina and Theodore demonstrate their award winning robot that was featured on Local SYR’s Cool Schools segment and Urban CNY News.

Friday, March 26th, 2021Syracuse Academy of Science high school Atoms Yakina Sika-Amoah and Theodore Simon made headlines this morning for their recent award winning achievements at the MOST’s CNY Science and Engineering Fair held on Sunday, March 21st. Yakina and Theodore worked to research and develop a robot that would help clean up the coastlines and their hard work and dedication certainly did not go unnoticed.

This morning, Yakina and Theodore were featured on News Channel 9’s Cool Schools segment, as well as, Urban CNY News’ Urban CNY Excellence section. Congratulations to Yakina and Theodore for their award winning project, hard work and dedication. We look forward to having you represent not only Syracuse Academy of Science but Upstate New York, as well at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair.


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