US National Chemistry Olympiad Program has announced the 20 finalists who will attend the Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, at the US Air Force Academy, Colorado on May 31- June 15, 2011.
Tayyab Shah from Vestal High School will represent the Binghamton Local Section.
The students will compete for one of four spots on the USA team, which will participate in the upcoming 43rd International Chemistry Olympiad in Ankara, Turkey, July 9 – 18, 2011.
The 20 finalists, eighteen boys and two girls representing seventeen ACS local sections and ten states are:
1. Nicolas Ayllon, Katy High School, TX, Greater Houston Local Section
2. Konstantin Borisov*, North Allegheny High School, PA, Pittsburgh Local Section
3. Rebecca Chen, Park Tudor School, IN, Indiana Local Section
4. I-Ling Chiang, Mission San Jose High School, CA, California Local Section
5. Jason Ge, Westview High School, CA San Diego Local Section
6. Andrew Guo, Scarsdale High School, NY, New York Local Section
7. Timothy M. Lee*, Arcadia High School, CA, Southern California Local Section
8. Benjamin Liu, West Winsor Plainsboro High School North, NJ, Trenton Local Section
9. Nolan Maloney, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, IL, Chicago Local Section
10. Ruifan Pei, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, MA, Northeastern Local Section
11. Sriram Pendyala*, Mira Loma High School, CA, Sacramento Local Section
12. Tayyab Shah, Vestal High School, NY Binghamton Local Section
13. Elmer Tan*, John P. Stevens High School, NJ, North Jersey Local Section
14. Joe Tung**, Gretchen Whitney High School, CA, Southern California Local Section
15. Joe Wan, Wilde Lake High School, MD, Maryland Local Section
16. Richard Wang*, Central Buck South High School, PA, Philadelphia Local Section
17. Raymond Wu, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, San Diego Local Section
18. Kevin Yan*, Wootton High School, MD, Chemical Society of Washington Local Section
19. Zhuoran Zhang, Mission San Jose High School, CA, California Local Section
20. Cindy Zhao, Brecksville-Broadview High School, OH, Cleveland Local Section