MCPS Students Advance in Siemens Science Competition in Math, Science & Technology

October 19, 2017

Eleven Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named semifinalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, and four of those students have been selected as regional finalists.

Cindy Huang of Thomas S. Wootton High School, Jessie Ma of Winston Churchill High School, and Andrew Komo and Robert Yang of Montgomery Blair High School will now compete in one of six regional events to be held in November. In total, there were six regional finalists in Maryland.

Winners of the regional events will advance to the national finals, to be held in Washington, D.C., in December. They will have the opportunity to win up to $100,000. 

In all, 11 students from Montgomery Blair, Thomas S. Wootton and Winston Churchill high schools were named semifinalists in the competition.

The Siemens Competition, sponsored by the Siemens Foundation and administered by Discovery Education, is the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. More than 1,860 projects were submitted this year. For more information on the Siemens Competition, visit

Read the Siemens Foundation press release here.


MCPS Siemens Competition Semifinalists

Montgomery Blair High School
Andrew Komo
Mengming Luo
Anish Senapati
Yuang Shen
Shriyash Upadhyay
David Wu
Zan Xu
Robert Yang

Thomas S. Wootton High School
Cindy Huang

Winston Churchill High School
Jessie Ma
Carissa Wu

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