Amity Regional High School is pleased to announce that senior, Sophia Wang, was one of three young female inventors featured in Hasbro’s recently released promotional video for its newest game “Ms. Monopoly”. As part of the promotion Hasbro gifted Sophia with one of the first versions of the game. Inside the box was a letter announcing that Hasbro was giving Sophia $20,580 to be used toward improving her invention.
Sophia is part of the Amity Regional High School’s Science Research Program and has been working on her invention of a real time sinkhole detection system for the past three years. Sophia realized the need for a better detection system during her freshman year and has been working hard to engineer and improve her system ever since. Her invention has awarded her many opportunities including two trips to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair where just this past spring she earned first award; the ability to compete in the National Invention Convention this past year where she took first place for her grade level; and most recently an invitation to the Korea Science and Engineering Fair that is taking place this fall.