The Siemens Foundation recognized the semifinalists and regional finalists of the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a national research competition for high school students. The names were announced on Oct. 18.
Montville Senior Claire Kim was named a Semi-Finalist in the Siemens Competition for Math, Science, and Technology, said the district.
“Of the 2,440 students registered in the competition, she was chosen to represent the top 300. Claire has represented MTHS with pride and honor in the Siemens competition.”
One hundred regional finalists head to the next round of the competition.
“These incredible students have invested significant time and energy to advance research and exploration in critical fields,” said David Etzwiler, CEO of the Siemens Foundation. “I commend the finalists for their outstanding achievements and wish them luck in the next phase of the competition.”
This year resulted in record numbers with 2,440 students registered and 1,599 submitted projects in the 2013 Siemens Competition.
Administered by the College Board, the Siemens Competition awards one $3,000 prize to an individual and one $6,000 prize to a team at each regional competition. Regional winners head to the National Finals for a chance to win $500,000 in scholarships and two top prizes of $100,000.
A complete list of finalists and their projects is available at www.siemens-foundation.org.