CHS Students One Step Closer to International Physics Olympiad Competition

Congratulations to the following 4 students who are one step closer to representing the United States at the International Physics Olympiad competition in Mumbai, India July 5-12, 2015.

Hans Li, Wilbur Li, Jeffrey Zhang, & Fan Zhou

scored at least 18 out of 25 placing them as one of the top 384 students in the NATION on the qualifying F=MA exam taken in January. Only 27 students were selected from Texas. They are now Semi-Finalists and are invited to take the 3 hour USAPhO exam the week after Spring  Break which will determine if they are selected as one of the 20 members of the Physics Team to attend a 10-day training camp in May where they are tested one final time to determine the 5 member “Travelling Team”.

FYI #1 – The Texas schools and their number of Semi-Finalists are listed below:

John Foster Dulles, Sugar Land, TX  – 6

William P. Clements, Sugar Land, TX – 4

Robert L. Paschal HS, Fort Worth, TX – 3

Westwood HS, Austin, TX – 2

LASA HS, Austin, TX – 1

Martin HS Arlington, TX – 1

Carnegie Vanguard HS, Houston, TX – 1

Seven Lakes HS, Katy, TX – 1

TAMS, Denton, TX – 1

Newman Smith HS, Carrollton, TX – 1

St. Mark’s School, Dallas, TX – 1

A&M Consolidated HS, College Station, TX – 1

Austin Chinese Education Services, Austin, TX – 1

Clear Lake HS, Houston, TX – 1

Allen HS, Allen, TX – 1

Whatley Homeschool, Spring TX – 1

TOTAL   TEXAS                                   27       (10 from FBISD!!!)

FYI #2 – If you would like further info, the following link will get you started!!!

http://www.aapt.org/physicsteam/2015/thisfileisnotforyou.cfm