SEVEN DFW STUDENTS NAMED REGIONAL FINALISTS
Dallas-Fort Worth area students will have a sizable representation in the regional phase of the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology.
The prestigious research competition for high school students narrowed down contenders from 498 semifinalists to 96 regional finalists recently. Seven of the nine regional finalists from Texas hail from DFW.
Over the next three weekends, students will compete in one of six regional competitions around the nation. Winners will advance to the National Finals Dec. 5-6 at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where they have the opportunity to earn $500,000 in scholarships.
Here’s a list of the area’s regional finalists:
Adhya Beesam, Plano East Senior High School
Shriya Beesam, Plano East Senior High School
Prateek Kalakuntla, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science
Sandra Kong, Highland Park High School
Megan Liu, Highland Park High School
Saumya Rawat, School of Science and Engineering
Kevin Zhou, Highland Park High School
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