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New Haven Public School Students Are Inventing!
(NEW HAVEN) – Over two dozen students from New Haven Public Schools: Engineering & Science University Magnet School (ESUMS), Quinnipiac Real World Math School, and Ross-Woodward Classical Studies Magnet School participated in the Connecticut State Invention Convention on Saturday, April 30th. Two students from ESUMS: Arya Bariat and Charlotte Chen, went on to the National Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo in Washington, DC on Thursday, May 21st.
At the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo event, Arya Bariat, 8th grader at ESUMS took 3rd place in grade 7/8 Division. The Most Patentable Invention Award from Cantor Colburn was awarded to Araya for his project: C02E- The Conversion of Pollutant C02 Emissions: An invention to convert pollutant CO2 emissions into energy!
At the Connecticut Invention Convention Arya Bariat was a recognized inventor and received a CT Environmental Forum Award, a Best Invention Henry J. Link Family Award for showing innovation in technology and a Lincoln Financial Presidential Award for best invention benefiting community and society.
Charlotte Chen, 8th grader from ESUMS, will be honored as winner of the CT Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) award at an annual dinner May 24, 2016. She also received a CT Science & Engineering Fair Award for her project Clean Door at the Connecticut Invention Convention.
At the Connecticut Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo the Alexion Pharmaceuticals Best Biotechnology Awards went to 4th graders: Brianna Edwards from Ross Woodward, and  Danielle Grant and  Lovley Murphy of Quinnipiac.
Other recognized Connecticut Inventors were: 7th grader Rachna Vipparla of ESUMS, 1st  grader Angel Padilla of Quinnipiac, 4th grader Cody Patten of Quinnipiac, and 4th  grader Ty'Onna Jones of Ross Woodward.

“Richard Therrien, NHPS Science Supervisor    “Invention Convention is one of several STEM events and competitions New Haven students participate in every year. They continue to amaze use with their creativity and application of STEM skills, and further prove that New Haven students are rising to change the world!”