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Breck students recognized by Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Twelve students from Breck’s Advanced Science Research program were recognized as Regional Semi-finalists by the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. According to the competition's website, more than 1860 projects were submitted with 491 students recognized as semi-finalists. Of those 491 students, 15 were from Minnesota.

Breck’s Advanced Science Research program is comprised of students in tenth, eleventh and twelfth grades who have spent this past year working on individualized research projects. ASR is the capstone course in the science curriculum, encouraging participants in independent, student-driven research, allowing them to follow their scientific passions and interests.

The Siemens Competition is one of the nation’s top science research competitions for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students' understanding of the value of scientific study and informs their consideration of future careers in these disciplines. Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.

Breck’s Siemens Regional Semi-finalists

  • David Ahrens '18
  • Samuel Aronson '18
  • Alex Cheng '18
  • Maya Czeneszew '18
  • Erica Iliarski '18
  • Samuel Leville '18
  • Darlene Radichel '19
  • Abigail Roh '20
  • Cassidy Roland '18
  • Gautam Tank '19
  • Dylan Vincent '20
  • Christiana Wilke '19