Darien High School Student Receives Award in Worldwide Contest of DNA Essays

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Darien High School is pleased to announce that Alexander Hu, a DHS  Authentic Science Research (ASR) student,  is one of the 10 Honorable Mention winners in the 2019 DNA Essay Contest, sponsored by the American Society of Human Genetics.

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Alexander Hu, a DHS Authentic Science Research (ASR) student, is one of the 10 honorable mention winners in the 2019 DNA Essay Contest.

— an announcement from Darien High School

Science teacher, Christine Leventhal, is Alexander’s ASR mentor, and had this to say about his Honorable Mention, “Over 3000 entries were submitted to the essay contest from around the world. There were 13 winners in total — first-, second- and third-place, plus 10 honorable mentions. I am thrilled that Alex received an honorable mention!”

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