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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Students from several high schools in Westchester County have been named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015 competition.
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition. Alumni of STS have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world's most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and National Medal of Science.
Annually, students entering the Intel STS compete for more than $1.6 million in awards. Only 300 students are announced as semifinalists each year. From this select pool, 40 finalists are then invited to Washington, DC in March to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, meet with notable scientists, and compete for three top awards of $150,000 each.
Students from Westchester who were named semifinalists are:
- Jack Broitman, Blind Brook High School, Rye Brook
- Greg Carlin, Greg, Byram Hills High School, Armonk
- Benjamin Child, Yorktown High School, Yorktown Heights
- Catherine Chung, Yorktown High School, Yorktown Heights, NY
- Michael Doppelt, Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua,
- Christina Florakis, New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle
- David Frank, David, Scarsdale High School, Scarsdale
- Emily Mina Grossman, Croton-Harmon High School, Croton-on-Hudson
- Jazz Munitz, Hendrick Hudson High School, Montrose
- Charles Gulian, Ossining High School, Ossining
- Juliet Adela Ivanov, Ossining High School, Ossining
- Dalia Laredo, Somers High School, Somers
- David Leibert, Ossining High School, Ossining
- Samuel J. Lewis, Edgemont High School, Scarsdale
- Jazz Alexander Munitz, Hendrick Hudson High School, Montrose
- Max Pine, Pelham High School, Pelham
- Brinda Ramesh, Ossining High School, Ossining
- Aaron Maxwell Spring, Ossining High School, Ossining
- Tess Woerner Tobin, John Jay High School, Cross River and
- Stanley James Vuong, Blind Brook High School, Rye Brook.
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