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OHS Junior Selected NEOSEF Grand Prize Winner!

3/21/2016

Orange High School junior Michael Litt was selected as one of the four Grand Prize Winners at the 63rd Annual Northeastern Ohio Science & Engineering Fair (NEOSEF) held at Cleveland State University, March 14-17, 2016. NEOSEF 2016 involved more than 575 students from 88 schools in 7 Northeast Ohio counties.

Michael won for his project, "Beyond the Perceptron: A Computational Geometric Approach to Machine Learning." Each of the four Grand Prize Winners is awarded an all-expense paid trip to represent Northeast Ohio in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) to be held May 8-13, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona.  This is a repeat performance for Michael who was also an Intel ISEF finalist as a freshman in 2014.

At NEOSEF 2016, Michael also was the first place winner in the Mathematics and Computer Science Category and won a special award from the Office of Naval Research.

Intel ISEF, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, annually provides a forum for more than 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries to showcase their independent research and compete for more than $5 million in scholarships and prizes.

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