Students Named Semi-finalists in Prestigious Siemens Competition

Four AISD students have been named semifinalists in the 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. This competition recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Students also have an opportunity to achieve national recognition for science research projects that they complete in high school.

The semi-finalists are:

  • Serena Zadoo, Anderson High School
  • Ashvin Roharia, Jessica Wang and Aydin Zahedivash, Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School (LASA)

These were among only 300 students that were honored nationwide. This year’s competition had an unprecedented 1,541 projects submitted.

Congratulations to all the student winners, Anderson Principal Donna Houser and LASA Principal Stacia Crescenzi!

About the Siemens Foundation: Administered by the College Board, the Siemens Competition awards college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 in individual and team categories. 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.