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!!!