Magnet News: Spring 2021
Science Fair Winners:
Senior Timothy Qian won fifth place in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search, receiving a $90,000 scholarship! His project was titled “Optimal Measurement of Field Properties with Quantum Sensor Networks,” and he completed his research at the University of Maryland/NIST Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science. (@Society4Science) (WJLA)
Seniors Rohan Ohja and Timothy Qian won ISEF Awards at the 2021 Montgomery Area Science Fair, and Alan Chen was named first alternate. (@MsBosseBlair)
Junior Dhruv Pai won first place in the Computer Science category (@NASAHarvest); seniors Alex Jiang and Evan Wang won second place; and senior Ayush Varshney won honorable mention
Senior Iris Gupta won third place in the Biology category; junior Ashley Thomanna won honorable mention.
Senior Gabriel Wu won second place in the mathematics and physics category.
Senior Boaz Yoo won second place at the 2021 Maryland JSHS, receiving a $1500 scholarship (@MsBosseBlair) (thebaynet.com)
More Competition Winners:
Juniors Ashley Thommana & Leela Mehta-Harwitz were regional winners in the 2021 Toshiba Exploravision Competition (@blairmagnet)
Blair's Science Bowl team won the Maryland Science Bowl (osti.gov/pdf)
Sophomores Aileen Qi and Kevin Rha won Second Prize and Fan Favorite in the 2021 C-Span StudentCam competition for their video, "Let Science Speak"
Senior Anika Seth won a Women in STEM Scholarship from FIRST Chesapeake (@FIRSTChesapeake) (YouTube)
Senior Sujay Swain and Junior Dhruv Pai were recognized among Bethesda's Top Teens
Junior Ashley Thommana was recognized as a Maryland Young Women Leader
Juniors Dhruv Pai and Matt Casertano were recognized as "Aspiring Legends" by the Living Legends Awards for Service to Humanity Foundation (@teensforseniors)
Junior Sirui Xue won Honorable Mention in the 2021 NCWIT Awards for Aspirations in Computing
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