Saturday, February 16, 2013
Two students scores were perfect while 15 students were commended for PSAT achievements.
Two Morristown High School seniors received perfect scores of 2400 in their Scholastic Assessment Tests (SATs) in spring 2012, according to Interim Principal Ethel Minchello. Seniors Brett Harvey and Catherine Wong, who are two of only 360 students nationwide to achieve perfect scores, were among the many high school students honored during a commendation ceremony at Monday’s meeting of the Morris School District Board of Education. Minchello said approximately 1.6 million U.S. students took the SAT in 2012. Although the district has not received any confirmation about this, the principal said it is likely MHS could be the only school nationwide to boast two students with perfect scores. Wong was also commended for her invention of an …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Intel Science Talent Search finalist gave a recent 'Ted Talk' on her project, a EKG device utilizing cellphone technology.
Tuesday, January 29
The Morris School District remains in awe of the talents of Morristown High School senior Catherine Wong, who was recently named a finalist in the 2013 Intel Science Search, for her invention of a electrocardiogram device that utilizes cellphone technology. During Monday's Board of Education meeting, the board showed attendees Wong's recent TEDxRedmond talk, where the 17-year-old Morris Township resident quickly outlined how her invention works and how it could provide potential life-saving care for those with little-to-no access to traditional medical services.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Catherine Wong, 17, a finalist in prestigious science search, has developed low-cost electrocardiogram technology.
Catherine Wong has ideas that "flatten the earth," yet remains grounded. Maybe it's the mismatched socks. Whatever her secret, the 17-year-old Morristown High School senior from Morris Township remained humble despite all the attention presented her Thursday afternoon when she was honored by school officials for being named a finalist in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search. She joins 39 other finalists—out of nearly 2,000 applicants nationwide—who will compete in March in Washington, D.C. for $630,000 in prizes and present their research at the National Geographic Society. Winners will be announced at an award ceremony on March 12. Wong's research project, "A Novel Design for Wireless Low-Cost Cardiac Examination Over the Mobile Phone …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Catherine Wong, 17, invented an electrocardiogram that transmits real-time medical data through a cellphone.
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