46 LI students named Regeneron Scholars

Forty-six Long Island students in public and private schools were among 300 high school seniors nationwide named scholars Tuesday in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search, the country’s oldest high school competition in the math and science. In the Bethpage district, educators said Bethpage High School senior Smiti Shah — whose research project focused on efforts to increase access to clean water — is their first-ever honoree in the contest. “Since eighth grade, it’s been my goal to