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Four Students Join $100,000 Winners' Circle In 2012 Siemens Competition In Math, Science & Technology

Jeremy is a member of his school newspaper and volleyball team, as well as a student tutor.  He would like to major in biology or chemistry and aspires to be a physician.

William is president of the leadership group, We are Future Leaders.  He volunteers at the American Cancer Society and is a member of the varsity fencing team.  He would like to become a biomedical researcher.

Allen plays volleyball for his school and participates in an annual mission trip to help residents of impoverished areas.  He would like to become a doctor.

The team was mentored by Dr. Terrence Bissoondial, a biological research teacher at George W. Hewlett High School in Hewlett, New York.  Dr. Bissondial is the recipient of a Siemens Foundation Founder's Award, which recognizes outstanding individuals for encouraging students to engage in STEM subjects. 

National Finalists

Six individuals and six teams competed at the Siemens Competition National Finals.  The remaining National Finalists were awarded the following scholarships:

Individuals

  • $50,000 scholarship – Jiayi Peng, Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, New York (Physics)
  • $40,000 scholarship – Samuel Pritt, Home School, Walkersville, Maryland (Computer Science)
  • $30,000 scholarship – Saumil Bandyopadhyay, Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies, Richmond, Virginia (Electrical Engineering)
  • $20,000 scholarship – James Howe, Regina High School, Iowa City, Iowa (Biology)
  • $10,000 scholarship – Raghav Tripathi, Westview High School, Portland, Oregon (Biochemistry)

Teams

  • $50,000 scholarship – Daniel Fu, Park Tudor School, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Patrick Tan, Carmel High School, Carmel, Indiana (Mathematics)
  • $40,000 scholarship – Neil Davey, Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland, and Katie Barufka, Langley High School, McLean, Virginia (Microbiology)
  • $30,000 scholarship – AJ Toth and Jim Andress, Oak Ridge High School, Oak Ridge, Tennessee (Computer Science)
  • $20,000 scholarship – Jonathan Tidor and Rohil Prasad, Lexington High School, Lexington, Massachusetts (Mathematics)
  • $10,000 scholarship – Thomas Luh, Leland High School, San Jose, California, and Joy Jin, Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto, California (Biology)

The Siemens Competition

Launched in 1998, the Siemens Competition is the nation's premier science research competition for high school students.  2,255 students registered to enter the Siemens Competition this year for a total 1,504 projects submitted.  322 students were named semifinalists and 93 were named regional finalists, representing 25 states.  Entries are judged at the regional level by esteemed scientists at six leading research universities which host the regional competitions:  California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Notre Dame and The University of Texas at Austin.

Follow us on the road to the Siemens Competition:  Follow us on Twitter @SFoundation (#SiemensComp) and like us on Facebook at SiemensFoundation.  Visit www.siemens-foundation.org for a webcast of the National Finalist Awards Presentation.

The Siemens Foundation

The Siemens Foundation provides more than $7 million annually in support of educational initiatives in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the United States. Its signature programs include the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement, and The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, which encourages K-12 students to develop innovative green solutions for environmental issues.  By supporting outstanding students today, and recognizing the teachers and schools that inspire their excellence, the Foundation helps nurture tomorrow's scientists and engineers.  The Foundation's mission is based on the culture of innovation, research and educational support that is the hallmark of Siemens' U.S. companies and its parent company, Siemens AG.  For more information, visit www.siemens-foundation.org.

The College Board

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of more than 6,000 of the world's leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.  For further information, visit www.collegeboard.org.

 

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