San Marcos, TX - October 22, 2010
Four student research projects that were conducted during the 2010 Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC) have received awards in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. This continues the HSMC's tradition of advanced students working with university faculty mentors, conducting original mathematics research. Congratulations to all the students, and special thanks to the mentors!
The Regional Finalists will be competing at one of six Siemens Competition partnering universities in the coming weeks. Winners from each regional competition will advance to the National Finals in Washington D.C. For a full listing of all the semifinalists and regional finalists from around the nation, see here and here.
Over the past 10 years, 37 research projects conducted by HSMC students have been recognized by the Siemens Competition - see the entire listing here.
Mathworks is a mathematics education center at Texas State University - San Marcos with core programs of Summer Math Camps, Teacher Training and Curriculum Development. The Mathworks Junior Summer Math Camp and Honors Summer Math Camp are nationally recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. For more information about the camps, and other Mathworks programs, see www.txstate.edu/mathworks.
About the Siemens Competition
The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Through this competition, students have an opportunity to achieve national recognition for science research projects that they complete in high school. It is administered by The College Board and funded by the Siemens Foundation. Up to 300 projects from almost 2,000 submissions are recognized as Semifinalists, while the top 30 individual and 30 team projects are invited to compete in the Regional Competitions, held at six partner universities.