CSSF Students Named as Semifinalists in the
Third Annual Discovery Young Scientist Challenge

Seventeen CSSF Students Named to Elite 400

(August 13, 2001) - Seventeen participants in the 2001 California State Science Fair have been named as semifinalists in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge. In total, 21 California students have been named semifinalists, including four other California students who qualified through other science fairs in California which are DYSC-ISEF affiliates. The DYSC is a national science competition for students in grades 5-8 created by DCI and Science Service to encourage the exploration, understanding, and communication of science among the next generation of America's youth.

The 17 California State Science Fair participants named as DYSC semifinalists are:

Student City
J0303 Bhambi, Akriti Bakersfield
J0705 Del Piero, John G. Salinas
J0508 Feinberg, Rebecca M.
George, Rita M.
Hass, Stephanie A.
Manhattan Beach
J1309 Haas, Christine Sanger
J0616 Injeyan, Lara A. Glendale
J1707 Klimaszewska, Naomi Moorpark
J1414 Krikorian, Shant, Jr. Glendale
J0310 Kuber, Catharine M. Clovis
J0921 Malherbe, Ryan Moorpark
J1521 McCarty, Connor W. Camarillo
J0714 Nakaba, Katherine E. El Camino Village
J0317 Palida, Sakina F. San Diego
J0821 Rich, Brent D. Madera
J1033 Steele, Benjamin C. Oak Park
J1824 Williams, Genevieve Y. Palos Verdes Estates

On Monday, September 10, 2001, the 40 finalists will be announced. For this announcement check the official DYSC website at www.discovery.com/dysc or the Science Service site at www.sciserv.org/dysc.

Last updated; Mon Aug 13 09:33:31 PDT 2001
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