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Learn – Do – Share: Capstone Presentations 2020

May 1, 2020

The entire Belmont Day community is looking forward to an exciting and informative week of Capstone presentations. Kudos to our eighth grade students for a year of excellence!

Please note presentation order is subject to change.

Monday, May 18, 9 to 11 a.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Miles Sandoski: How the Brain Affects Endurance | Mentor: John O’Neill
  • Ashley Luo: Consumerism: Are You Sure You Want to Buy That? | Mentor: Tara Lightbody
  • Scott Abbott: Hydroponics: Food Without Soil | Mentor: Heather Woodcock
  • Anni Taylor: Get Up, Stand Up: A History of Protest Music | Mentor: Nathalie Pellenq

Monday, May 18, 3 to 4:30 p.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Xander Lightbody: Technology and Food Security: A Step Into the Future | Mentor: Jim Walker
  • Kiki Friedbauer: Influential Artists Through the Ages | Mentor: Catherine David
  • Cole Sparks: How Title IX Has Affected Women’s Sports | Mentor: Fred Colson

Tuesday, May 19, 9 to 11 a.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Michelle Mejia-Levy: Latin American Immigration: The Hard Truth | Mentor: Anne Armstrong
  • Piper Morris: Gene Therapy: An Ethical Dilemma  | Mentor: Julia Juster
  • Orion Schrag: Nuclear Energy: Is It a Potential Energy Alternative? | Mentor: Corrado Paramithiotti
  • Theo Wallach: Hip-Hop Culture | Mentor: Brian Laskowski

Tuesday, May 19,  3 to 4:30 p.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Elizabeth Amaratunga: Am I Normal? Understanding Teenage Anxiety | Mentor: Lana Holman
  • Owen Khanna: The Business of Football | Mentor: John O’Neill
  • Aaniya Riddick: Perspectives on Abortion | Mentor: Abbey Nyland

Wednesday, May 20, 9 to 10:30 a.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Noah Burd: Behavioral Economics | Mentor: Erik Smith
  • Theo von Gottberg: The Impact of Climate Change on Skiing | Mentor: Beth Sousa
  • Miranda Harlow: Ballroom Culture and Community | Mentor: Elisabeth Klock

Wednesday, May 20, 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Julia Clayton: The Modern Educational System: What Could Change? | Mentor: Julia Juster
  • Camille DeStefano: Sugar: The Sweet and Salty Truth | Mentor: Anne Armstrong
  • Lauren Kopperl: Truly American? Japanese American Internment | Mentor: Ellie Brennan

Thursday, May 21, 9 to 10:30 a.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Owen Finnerty: What Is Sneaker Culture? | Mentor: Andy Rentschler
  • Lynn Lewis: Bananas: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Fruit | Mentor: Alice Henry
  • Michael Timmins: Comedy’s Benefit to Our Health | Mentor: Liz Gray

Thursday, May 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Jack Abruzzi: Synesthesia: What Is It? and Why Does It Matter? | Mentor: Kathy Jo Solomon
  • Quinn Foley: Getting Hooked on Fishing | Mentor: Nicole Buck
  • Davin Roy: Reparations: What Are They and How Can They Impact Society? | Mentor: Dean Spencer

Friday, May 22, 9 to 10:30 a.m. – Zoom Presentation

  • Elena Ferrari: Stem Cells: The Miracle of Regeneration | Mentor: Nancy Fell
  • Evan Seymour: The History and Evolution of Video Games | Mentor: Jonathan Drummey
  • Maya Gregor: In and Out of Black Holes | Mentor: Brendan Largay

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