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

21 CSSF Students Named to Elite 400

(August 13, 2003) - 21 participants in the 2003 California State Science Fair have been named as semifinalists in the 2003 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge. In total, 24 California students have been named semifinalists, including 3 California students who qualified through other science fairs in California which are DCYSC-ISEF affiliates. The DCYSC 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 21 California State Science Fair participants named as DCYSC semifinalists are:

Student City
J1101 Aaron, Melody La Canada Flintridge
J0402 Bates, Samantha L. Belmont
J1402 Beshears, Kristin N. Clovis
J0307 Burke, Tierney R. Simi Valley
J1804 Daly, R. Terik San Jose
J0908 Feeny, Dana A. Woodside
J0214 Girard, Carlyn J. Bayside
J0214 Girard, Ian R. Bayside
J1915 Koch, Emily A. San Diego
J1420 Koh, Justin Bakersfield
J0717 Llanes, Elizabeth L. Thousand Oaks
J1123 Medeiros, Alyssa C. Fresno
J1402 Patterson, Rosemeri K.N. Clovis
J0617 Purewal, Keerit K. Clovis
J1699 Reid, John G. Redlands
J1532 Rucker, Jacob J. Encinitas
J0133 Saris, Patrick J.G. Calabasas
J0927 Simpkins, Taylor Huntington Beach
J1624 Spevack, Samuel C. El Cajon
J0334 Tanguay, Christine R. Anaheim
J0532 Vaidyanathan, Gautam S. San Clemente

On Wednesday, September 17, 2003, the 40 finalists will be announced. For this announcement check the official DCYSC website at www.discovery.com/dysc or the Science Service site at www.sciserv.org/dysc.

Last updated: Tue Aug 26 14:57:15 PDT 2003
California State Science Fair / 2003 / DCYSC Participants / CalifSF@usc.edu