Monday, October 29, 2012

CACC students acheive Siemens Regional Finalist and Semifinalist status

The Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology announced 93 students from 25 states as regional finalists.  Two of those 93 are Artryo Ghosh, RBHS senior and former CACC C++ student in Mr. Nathaniel Graham’s computer science program and Katelyn Race, RBHS senior and CACC Laboratory Technology student in Mrs. Roberson’s program.  Charles Shang, RBHS senior and CACC Computer Science student was recognized by the Foundation as one of 322 semifinalists.

Regional finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship and the chance to compete at one of six events held in November.  One individual regional winner will receive a $3,000 prize and a team will be awarded a $6,000 prize.

George Washington University in Washington, D.C. will host the final competition in December.  Among the top prizes at the competition are two $100,000 scholarships from the Siemens  Foundation.  Best wishes to Artryo and Katelyn as they continue to compete in  “the nation’s premier research competition for high school students.”

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