Siemens Westinghouse Competition Winners

Posted on December 5, 2005  Comments (2)

Siemens Westinghouse Competition press release:

Michael Viscardi, a senior who is home schooled, won the $100,000 Grand Prize scholarship in the individual category for mathematics research with real-world engineering implications. Anne Lee, a senior at Phoenix Country Day School in Paradise Valley, Arizona, and Albert Shieh, a junior at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, won the $100,000 prize in the team category, which they will share equally, for developing new software that more accurately analyzes genetic data.

Articles on the competition (I like the local focus of the headlines):

Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology web site. Their web site, and the articles above, provide interesting details on the highly advanced work of the participating high school students.

The Siemens Foundation provides more than $2 million in college scholarships and awards each year for talented high school students in the United States.

2 Responses to “Siemens Westinghouse Competition Winners”

  1. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » Student Algae Bio-fuel Project
    November 5th, 2006 @ 5:58 pm

    Holly Jacobson and Tessa Churchill, seniors at Greely High School in Cumberland, are at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today, explaining how they would use fast-growing algae to help solve the energy crisis…

  2. Bill
    February 6th, 2010 @ 12:41 am

    I’m going back to school to get an engineering degree. I’m very excited and looking towards classes starting soon.

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