Charles Sternbach

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Charles Sternbach is an honors graduate ranked fourth for the Cairo-Durham High School Class of 2020. During his four years of high school Charles has participated in different sports and activities including dance, gymnastics, cross-country, golf and tennis. For his senior year Charles was admitted into the STEM @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute New Visions program where he was able to develop a deep understanding of numerous engineering concepts and was given the opportunity to take Physics 1 and 2 with other Rensselaer and New Visions students. Throughout his four years of high school he has received numerous awards in Mathematics and Engineering from PLTW, AP, and different honors courses. Charles also had the honor of receiving the Rensselaer Medal scholarship from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Charles’s interests include studying mathematics, coding, Formula One Racing, investing, and playing racing games. In the fall Charles plans to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and will be majoring in computer science with a minor in electrical engineering. In the future Charles has the goal of becoming a computer scientist working for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team and wants to become a major stakeholder of the team.