LI semifinalists in 2015 Siemens Competition
Sixty-three Long Island high school students are among 460-plus semifinalists named nationwide Oct. 16 in the 2015 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. The semifinalists were selected from about 2,250 students -- competing as individuals or members of a team -- who submitted research projects in science, technology, engineering and math fields. New York, which historically has had large numbers of Siemens semifinalists, led the way with 84, followed by California with 73 and Texas with 52. Regional finalists in the prestigious contest are slated to be announced Mon., Oct. 19. The regional finalists present projects to judges during November at one of six university locations across the country. Top finishers are named as national finalists and go on to the contest's final phase Dec. 4-8, at The George Washington University in Washington. National scholarship awards range from $10,000 to $100,000.
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