DFW Students Named Regional Finalists in Siemens Competition

Seven of the nine regional finalists from Texas in the prestigious research competition for high school students hail from DFW.

Siemens Competition

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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