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Shrewsbury teen earns medal at GENIUS Olympiad

Shrewsbury – ?Catherine ?Zhang of ?Shrewsbury, a student at ?Shrewsbury High School, recently received a ?silver medal in SUNY Oswego's second annual GENIUS Olympiad, a global high school science, art, creative writing and design competition focused on the environment.

Zhang presented a science project titled ?”Effect of UV Treatment on Degradation of Biodegradable Polylactic Acid” during an exhibition in the college's Campus Center arena at the GENIUS — Global Environmental Issues-U.S. — finals.

From June 25 to 28, SUNY Oswego, whose campus is on Lake Ontario in Upstate New York, hosted more than 400 young competitors and their mentors from more than 40 countries and 30 states — all finalists in a worldwide competition that attracted more than 600 entries and nearly 1,000 participants.

Entries in the scholarly competition spanned environmental quality, ecology and biodiversity, resources and energy and human ecology.

For more information about the competition, visit http://geniusolympiad.org.

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