Jack Petscheitis, a 13-year-old karate student at Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor, won first place in his age group in the boys intermediate level of Kata at the prestigious U.S. Capitol Classics in Washington, D.C., on August 4. Jack is an eighth grade student at Springs School and plans to travel to more national karate tournaments in the near future, according to his coach, Sensei Michelle Del Giorno, who trains him along with Sensei Caio DaSilva.
With history teacher Susan Duff at the helm this year — the school’s first female head robotics advisor in the team’s nearly 25-year history — Pierson is looking to make a name for itself.
A tight-knit team of Bridgehampton School whiz kids have built what they call the most advanced robot their team has ever created.
Through a program called SuffolkSHARE Public Health Partnership, municipalities will pool information and resources to combat ticks and the infections some of them carry.