seniors and Wantagh residents Melissa Slyper and Jacklyn Sullivan will find out Wednesday whether or not they are finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search competition.
Last week, Patch sat down with the to give them a chance to explain their projects. Slyper's project was entitled "An Analysis of Social Networking Among Adolescents: Gender Differences, Sexting, and Narcissism." Sullivan's project was entitled "The Social Cost of School Restructuring: The Impact of Middle School Reform on Young Adolescent Girls’ Body Image."
Sullivan is the third of her siblings to be named an Intel semifinalist. Her sister, Christine, was named a semifinalist in 2006 and brother Michael achieved the honor in 2009.