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CONGRATULATIONS!!  Broadcom MASTERS Names 8 Semifinalists from SEFH for 2016

News Highlights: PRESS RELEASE

  • Top 300 semifinalists selected to compete in sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation's most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students 
  • Semifinalists represent 37 states, including 54 semifinalists from California; 41 from Florida; 28 from Texas; 17 from New York; and 16 from Pennsylvania 
  • 30 finalists to be named September 20 and competition scheduled for October 27-November 2; top place winner receives the Samueli Prize of $25,000 
  • More women than men among top 300 competing in Broadcom MASTERS 

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced the selection of the top 300 students as semifinalists in the sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation's most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. 

Balasubramanian, Theiija Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05
Doerre Intermediate, Klein, TX
Project Title: Bananas for Pseudomonas!

Lee, Jaimie Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05
McCullough Junior High School, The Woodlands, TX
Project Title: Oh, Resonance, You're On

Mader, Annamarie Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05
Bear Branch Junior High School, Magnolia, TX
Project Title: Bring in the Reinforcements

Parsan, Nithin Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05
Fort Settlement Middle School, Sugar Land, TX
Project Title: Applying Kirigami Design to Create NextGen Sun Tracking Solar Panels

Patel, Prince Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05
Quail Valley Middle School, Missouri City, TX
Project Title: Plant Supplements

Selva, Kumaran Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05
Westbrook Intermediate School, Friendswood, TX
Project Title: Increasing Efficiency of GaAs Solar Cells with Light Concentration

Davidson, Maggie Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05*
League City Intermediate, League City, TX
Project Title: Fat Increases Bioavailability of Antioxidants?

Perry, Tanner Grade: 8
Affiliate Fair ID: USTX05*
Knox Junior High, Spring, TX
Project Title: Five Star Filters, Testing Their Effectiveness at Removing Bacteria from the Air in Your Home


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Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Stars), the premier middle school science and engineering fair competition, has named two semifinalists who received awards in the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH): Rehman Memon and Jennifer Lin. Click here to read the full article!

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