Richmond Student Wins Scholarship In Siemens Competition
Washington, D.C.—A Richmond student earned a
$30,000 scholarship for his electrical engineering project in the prestigious Siemens
Competition in Math, Science & Technology.
Bandyopadhyay, a student at Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government
and International Studies, participated in the competition, held in Washington D.C.
His innovative project on electrical engineering secured a $30,000 scholarship
for Bandyopadhyay in the final round of the competition.
The top prize in the individual category went to Kensen Shi, a senior at A&M Consolidated
High School in College Station, Texas,
who won a $100,000 scholarship. Shi developed a new method to improve robot
Appelbaum, William Gil and Allen Shin, seniors at George
High School in Hewlett, New York,
will share the $100,000 Grand Prize in the Team category for investigating
COP1, a key protein in plants and animals.
fourteenth annual awards were presented Tuesday morning at George Washington
University, host of the
2012 Siemens Competition National Finals.