SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Intel and Society for Science & the Public announced on Wednesday the 300 high school senior semifinalists for the Intel Science Talent Search 2012, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition. This year, one semifinalist is a student at Sycamore high school.
Sycamore senior Erik Lane Bao, 18, selected from 1,839 entrants, will receive a $1,000 award from the Intel Foundation with an additional $1,000 going to his high school.
On Jan. 25, 40 of the 300 semifinalists will be named as finalists. They will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. from March 8-13. There, they will compete for more than $630,000 in awards provided by the Intel Foundation.