When Matthew Giovanniello’s grandmother suffered a stroke in 2012, he watched her struggle through rehabilitation. Giovanniello, who is graduating from South Side High School, created a power point program to help retrain her brain with personalized images of people and places. (Credit: Newsday / Audrey Tiernan)
Matthew Giovanniello, a South Side High School Senior shown on May 21, 2014, excels in scientific thought. He created and developed a computer software program "Grey Matter" at age twelve, which he used to assist his grandmother regain cognitive skills after suffering a stroke. Matthew was honored this year for being a semi-finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search. (Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)
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