4 state students named Intel Science finalists

January 26, 2006

Four Maryland students were named yesterday as finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search, considered one of the most prestigious contests for high school science researchers.

The students are among 40 finalists announced yesterday from 19 states, and they will vie for prizes during a weeklong competition in March in Washington.

The Maryland finalists, all age 17, are Myers Abraham Davis of Polytechnic Institute in Baltimore; Jeffrey Chunlong Xing of River Hill High in Clarksville; and Yuan Zhang and Minh-Phuong Huynh-Le, both of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.

Winners will be announced March 14. Top prize is a $100,000 scholarship, and all finalists receive at least $5,000 scholarships.

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