Nine students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT have been named semifinalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search.
Kevin Chang, a first-year student in TAMS at UNT, and two teammates received fifth place in the national Siemens Competition for their work on graph theory.
Kevin Chang, a first-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, will compete for the $100,000 top prize at the nation's leading original research competition in math, science and technology for high school students.
The research team will present their findings in Banff, Alberta, at the North American Primary Care Research Group Conference on Nov. 12.
TAMS had five regional finalists and 14 semifinalists, more than any other school in the nation.
In a few weeks Sharon Huang will watch her oldest son Lee Chen walk across the stage at the graduation ceremony for UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science.
The Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition honors outstanding research projects conducted by high school juniors and seniors that focus on behavioral, biological, environmental and social factors that affect health and identify ways to improve the health of the public.
Two students from UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science have been named 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars, and two received honorable mentions.
Students from Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science continued their dominance in national science contests this week, with seven students being named semifinalists in the 2011 Intel Science Talent Search.
Students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT swept the preliminary rounds of the 2010-11 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology, winning more awards than students from all other participating Texas schools.