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Two Herricks Students Named 2012 Siemens Semifinalists

Ajin Varghese and Meenakshi Krishna among 62 students in New York to reach seimfinal status.

Two Herricks High School students have been named as semi-finalists to the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a teen science competition.

Ajin Varghese and Meenakshi Krishna were among the 62 students in New York who achieved semi-final status, which were announced on October 19.

The national finalists will move on to Washington, DC December 1-4, 2012 to compete for the grand prize. 

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 , the Siemens Foundation will announce the individual and team winners and present them with scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.

The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research.

The competition gives students an opportunity to achieve national recognition for science research projects that they complete in high school. It is administered by The College Board and funded by the Siemens Foundation.

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