Tepi Enis, a Bronxville High School junior, won first prize at the inaugural Brain Bee in Westchester County on Jan. 26. The event was held at the Burke Rehabilitation Center's Rosedale Conference Center, with judges Barry Jordan, M.D., director of Burke's Brain Injury Program, and Burke's neurorehabilitation fellow Carolin Dohl, M.D.
Enis won a $1250 scholarship for earning the top spot and will move on to compete in the U.S. Brain Bee finals to be held March 3-4 in Baltimore.
The other finalists are Daniel Weber, a freshman at Pelham High School, who won second prize and a $750 scholarship; and his fellow classmate Christin Abraham who won third prize and $500.
The event was featured on the front page of the White Plains Express section of The Journal News on Feb. 2. Photos of the event can also be found on Burke's Facebook page.