Three MCPS students have been named regional finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology, and 14 others were named semifinalists.
The three regional finalists all attend Montgomery Blair High School—Roger Curley, Jennifer Wang and Dalton Wu. They now go on to compete against other regional finalists from across the nation.
The research competition rewards exceptional achievement in science, math and technology. The Siemens Competition is administered annually by the College Board, awarding college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 in individual and team categories.
Eleven of the 14 MCPS semifinalists are from Montgomery Blair—Allison Arai, Jacob Hurwitz, Victoria Lai, Haozhi Lin, Nils Molina, Kamal Ndousse, Anad Oza, Rohan Puttagunta, Elissa Shiau, Hongyi Xia and Yi Xiao. Other semifinalists attend Gaithersburg HS, Eric Joshua Banania; Wootton HS, Sonya Davey, and Poolesville HS, Krista Fryauff.