In a press release dated June 6, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) announced that Aprotim “Cory” Bhowmik, a 15-year old rising 11th grader from Parkview high, came home with two medals with his project titled Arterial Hemodynamics in Atherosclerosis. He won in Medicine and Health Sciences category at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, an international event that was held in Pittsburgh in Mid-May.
He was selected for the following two special awards:
The American Physiological Society’s (APS) 1st Award
- The APS is a nonprofit organization devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. As recipient of the organization’s 1st Award, Cory received a cash award of $1,500, a certificate, a t-shirt, and a one-year subscription to APS publications.
Grand Awards: Medicine and Health Sciences - Presented by Intel, 3rd Award
- As recipient of a 3rd Award in the category of Medicine and Health Sciences, for Best in Category, Cory received a monetary award for $1,000.
Cory was one of three Gwinnett students invited to compete at the international competition after earning first place at the state level event in April where his project was also selected as one of the top 10 in Georgia.
Congratulations to Cory from all of us in Lilburn!