Sacred Heart Academy Science Fair winners announced

Sacred Heart congratulates all students participating in the Annual Science Fair. Again this year the projects were most impressive! The Academy is pleased to announce this year’s winners:


First: Vivian Wang (North Branford)

Second: Catherine Herrick (Sandy Hook)

Third: Katie Gray (Oxford)

Honorable Mention: Swathi Jacob (Southington), Gabriela Perez (Guilford), Brigid Tesla (Bethany)


First: Eunji Lee (Trumbull) and Priya Patel (Derby)

Tied for Second:  Ashley Amarante (Wallingford) and Laura Mocciola (Shelton)

Tied for Third: Madison Brenchak (Seymour) & Jiwon Jeong (Hamden) and Audrey Seyfried (Milford)

Honorable Mention: Courtney Clarkin (Ivoryton) and Meredith McConnell (Branford) & Roselynn Thattil (Monroe)

Senior Division

First: Elizabeth Lopreiato (New Britain)

The Top 3 in each division will be heading to the Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF) at Quinnipiac University in March. CSEF, a yearly, statewide science and engineering fair provides a forum for middle and high school students to showcase their scientific prowess.

The event helps attract young people to careers in science and engineering while developing skills essential to critical thinking. More than 12,000 students representing 127 schools compete for 700 coveted spaces at the statewide science and engineering fair.

Over the years the Sacred Heart Academy Science Department has received national and local attention for the school’s outstanding and innovative science programs, particularly the cutting edge biotechnology program.

Founded in 1946 by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacred Heart successfully prepares young women in grades 9 – 12 for learning, service, and achievement in a global society. Sacred Heart Academy welcomes 500 students from more than 80 schools and 60 towns in Connecticut and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Visit to learn more.