Nine LI students were named regional finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.
Blake Smith, right, of Oceanside, and his teammate Vickram Gidwani of Demarest, N.J., finished fourth in the national Siemens science competition. They split a $30,000 scholarship award.
Photo of Siemens science contest fourth-place team winner, Blake Smith (left), of Oceanside and his partner, Vickram Gidwani.
Siemens Competition of Science finalist, Blake Smith of Oceanside H.S. (Oct. 21, 2011)
Siemans regional science contest winner Alexandra McHale, of Smithtown East High School, holding a handful of topsoil in a science classroom. (Oct. 21, 2011)
Senior Holly Flores, of Huntington High School, was one of 9 Long Island students to be named a Siemens regional finalist. (Oct. 21, 2011)
Tom Wang, 17, a senior at The Wheatley School in Old Westbury poses for a portrait with Petri dishes in a science classroom Friday. (Oct. 21, 2011)
Half Hollow Hills East High School student Aneesh Shah is a finalist in the Siemens Competitiion regionals. (Oct. 21, 2011)
Half Hollow Hills West High School student Matthew Rudin is a finalist in the Siemens Competitiion regionals. (Oct. 21, 2011)
Siemens Competition finalist Austin Wild of Southside H.S in Rockville Centre. (Oct. 21, 2011)