2013 Intel Science Talent Search Bay Area Semi – finalists

(KTSF by Angelina Wong)

The prestigious Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) announced the semi - finalist list of 300 students from all over the country.  Among the 32 Bay Area’s semi - finalists, 18 of them are Chinese Americans.

The Intel STS recognizes 300 students and their schools as semi - finalists each year to compete for $1.25 million in awards. From that select pool, 40 finalists are then invited to Washington, DC in March to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, meet with notable scientists, and compete for the top award of $100,000.

2013 Intel Science Talent Search Bay Area Semifinalists:

San Francisco

Lowell High School: Kitty Kwan

East Bay

Mission San Jose High School (Fremont):Kevin Chen, Yejia Zhang

Dougherty Valley High School (San Ramon): Andrew Chen, Grace Annette Pan, Eric Michael Sauer, Andrew Wang, Lily Wen

The College Preparatory School (Oakland): Kelly Zhang


Menlo School (Atherton): Christopher P. Sauer

El Camino High School (South San Francisco): Daniel Alexander Hu

South Bay

Los Alto High School (Los Altos): Jerry Liu

Castilleja School (Palo Alto): Victoria Lee Dean

Gnyanam Academy (Palo Alto): Sahana Vasudevan

Henry M. Gunn High School (Palo Alto): Helen Jiang, Laura Hsia Tung, George Yu

Bellarmine College Preparatory School (San Jose): Nikhil Buduma, Debnil Sur

The Harker School (San Jose): Paulomi Bhattacharya, Deniz Celik, Jenny Chen, Andrew Luo, Payal Nikhil Modi, Ashvin Anand Swaminathan

Lynbrook High School (San Jose): Johnny Ho, Eesha Khare, Jack Ryan Takahashi, Eric Xu

Saratoga High School (Saratoga): Niharika Milind Bedekar, Amanda Yuling Chow, Kevin Garbe

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  1. Michelle says:

    A few name corrections, I believe. I think it would do the Semifinalists more respect if they were credited properly:

    Grace Annette Pan
    Christopher P. Sauer
    Sahana Vasudevan
    Niharika Milind Bedekar

    • Angelina Wong 黃恩光 says:

      Dear Michelle,

      Thank you very much for pointing out the mistakes. I have made the corrections.


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