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YPIE Students Win Prestigious Awards

Updated: Jun 21

Congratulations to the many YPIE Scholars who have been recognized with impressive awards for their achievements this year.


YPIE Robotics Team Wins "2024 Rookie Inspiration Award at NYC First Robotics"

Students in YPIE’s Robotics Major started with a basic robot kit and worked together on the mechanics, electronics, and coding to ensure their robot was ready to compete. They are already excited to participate in next year’s competition!

Science Research

This is the first year a YPIE Regeneron Science Research Scholar was selected as a Regeneron STS Semifinalist!! YPIE Science Research students also won awards at:

  • Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF)

  • Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS)

  • Somers Science Fair: Two Awards


Five YPIE Entrepreneurship students were selected as 2024 NFTE Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinalists!


YPIE Scholars win top prize in Soil Science at 2024 Westchester County Envirothon.


The YPIE Debate Team won the Bronze Award from the NYC Urban Debate League.

College Scholarships

We are also thrilled for the many YPIE + Yonkers Public Schools Seniors who received generous scholarships and awards.

This year, we also had several YPIE volunteers who were recognized:

  • Daisy Ortiz: Mary Hotte Volunteer Community Service

  • Rosanne Arresty: Rosemarie Siragusa Memorial Youth Service Award

Congratulations to all these students and volunteers for their impressive accomplishments and contributions to the YPIE community!

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