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2016 Intel finalists, semifinalists from Long Island

Meet Long Island's 2016 Intel semifinalists. These 44 seniors from Long Island high schools won semifinalist honors Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in the national Intel Science Talent Search competition and have the chance to compete for more than $1 million in scholarship money.

Senior Jessica Huang, 17, of Jericho High School,
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Senior Jessica Huang, 17, of Jericho High School, is a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search. It was announced on Jan. 20, 2016.

Rachel Mashal, of John F. Kennedy High School
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Rachel Mashal, of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, is a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search. It was announced on Jan. 20, 2016.

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, of Elmont Memorial High School, is
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Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, of Elmont Memorial High School, is a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search. It was announced on Jan. 20, 2016.

Lee Blackburn of Lawrence High School was selected
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Lee Blackburn of Lawrence High School was selected as an Intel semifinalist on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Arthur Chen of Lawrence High School was selected
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Arthur Chen of Lawrence High School was selected as an Intel semifinalist on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Sarah Moussavi of John F. Kennedy High School
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Sarah Moussavi of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore was selected as a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Brandon Epstein, of Half Hollow Hills High School
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Brandon Epstein, of Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills, was selected as an Intel Science Talent Search semifinalist on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Jericho High School senior Rishi Shah, 17, is
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Jericho High School senior Rishi Shah, 17, is one of six semifinalists from the school in the Intel Science Talent Search announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Senior Michael Carrion, 17, of Jericho High School,
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Senior Michael Carrion, 17, of Jericho High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Jericho High School senior, Hyein Kim, 18, is
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Jericho High School senior, Hyein Kim, 18, is one of six semifinalists from the school in the Intel Science Talent Search announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Senior Uma Kanth, 17, of Jericho High School,
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Senior Uma Kanth, 17, of Jericho High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Senior Brian Oh, 17, of Jericho High School,
Photo Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Senior Brian Oh, 17, of Jericho High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Julian Ubriaco, of Kings Park High School, is
Photo Credit: Kings Park School District

Julian Ubriaco, of Kings Park High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

John Jeffrey, of Kings Park High School, is
Photo Credit: Kings Park School District

John Jeffrey, of Kings Park High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Emma McLaughlin, of Oceanside High School, is a
Photo Credit: Oceanside School District

Emma McLaughlin, of Oceanside High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Kameron Sedigh, of Kings Park High School, is
Photo Credit: Kings Park School District

Kameron Sedigh, of Kings Park High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Syosset High School senior, Joshua Katz, 17, of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Syosset High School senior, Joshua Katz, 17, of Syosset, a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, poses at Syosset High School on Jan. 6, 2016.

Syosset High School senior, Rachel Kang, 17, of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Syosset High School senior, Rachel Kang, 17, of Syosset, a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, poses at Syosset High School, on Jan. 6, 2016.

Syosset High School senior, Alexandra Chan, 17, of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Syosset High School senior, Alexandra Chan, 17, of Woodbury, a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, poses at Syosset High School, on Jan. 6, 2016.

Syosset High School senior, Daniel Hirsch, 17, of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Syosset High School senior, Daniel Hirsch, 17, of Jericho, a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, poses at Syosset High School on Jan. 6, 2016.

Syosset High School senior, Benjamin Senzer, 17, of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Syosset High School senior, Benjamin Senzer, 17, of Syosset, a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, poses at Syosset High School on Jan. 6, 2016.

Ariel Leong 17, from East Setauket, is one
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Ariel Leong 17, from East Setauket, is one of five students chosen from Ward Melville High School in Setauket as a semifinalist for the Intel Science Talent Search on Jan. 6, 2016.

Eleni Aneziris, 17, of East Setauket, is one
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Eleni Aneziris, 17, of East Setauket, is one of five students chosen from Ward Melville High School in Setauket as a semifinalist for the Intel Scient Talent Search on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Harriet O'Brien, 18, of Setauket is one of
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Harriet O'Brien, 18, of Setauket is one of five students from Ward Melville High School in Setauket chosen as a semifinalist for the Intel Science Talent Search on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Fangrui Tong, 17, of South Setauket, is one
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Fangrui Tong, 17, of South Setauket, is one of five students chosen from Ward Melville High School in Setauket as a semifinalist for the Intel Science Talent Search on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Sophia Chen, 17, of East Setauket is one
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Sophia Chen, 17, of East Setauket is one of five students chosen from Ward Melville High School in Setauket as a semifinalist for the Intel Science Talent Search on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

Mehtaab Sawhney, of Commack High School, is a
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Mehtaab Sawhney, of Commack High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Graelin Mandel, of John L. Miller Great Neck
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Graelin Mandel, of John L. Miller Great Neck North High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

David Li, of Commack High School, is a
Photo Credit: Commack School District

David Li, of Commack High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Olivia Descorbeth, of John L. Miller Great Neck
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Olivia Descorbeth, of John L. Miller Great Neck North High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Emma Feldman, of Paul D. Schreiber High School
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Emma Feldman, of Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

E. Madeline Fagen, of Paul D. Schreiber High
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E. Madeline Fagen, of Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Emily McDermott, of Smithtown High School East, is
Photo Credit: Smithtown Central School District

Emily McDermott, of Smithtown High School East, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Dessie DiMino, of Garden City High School, is
Photo Credit: Garden City School District

Dessie DiMino, of Garden City High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Elizabeth Rieger, of Garden City High School, is
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Elizabeth Rieger, of Garden City High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Ayesha Chhugani, of Herricks High School, is a
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Ayesha Chhugani, of Herricks High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Cori Dauman, of Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy
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Cori Dauman, of Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Shannon Beattie, of William Floyd High School in
Photo Credit: William Floyd School District

Shannon Beattie, of William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Nathan Yang, of Roslyn High School, is a
Photo Credit: Roslyn School District

Nathan Yang, of Roslyn High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Andrew Meersand, of Lynbrook High School, is a
Photo Credit: Lynbrook School District

Andrew Meersand, of Lynbrook High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Vikram Krishnamoorthy, of Herricks High School, is a
Photo Credit: Herricks Union Free School District

Vikram Krishnamoorthy, of Herricks High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Emily Bae, of William A. Shine-Great Neck South

Emily Bae, of William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Krista Chen, of The Wheatley School in Old
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Krista Chen, of The Wheatley School in Old Westbury, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

Sabreen Bhuiya, of Herricks High School, is a
Photo Credit: Herricks Union Free School District

Sabreen Bhuiya, of Herricks High School, is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, it was announced on Jan. 6, 2016.

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