TAMS Intel Finalists

Peter Hu and Katheryn Shi, students at UNT’s Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, were finalists in the prestigious 2010 Intel Science Talent Search — the first time the academy has had two finalists in one year. The two, selected at January’s competition in New York, continue the legacy of nationally recognized scientific achievement for TAMS and UNT.

Hu and Shi were two of 40 national finalists who traveled to Washington, D.C.,  in March to compete for $630,000 in scholarships from the Intel Foundation. The students were selected from an initial pool of 1,700 applicants. Eight TAMS students were semifinalists. In the last eight years, 36 TAMS students have been named semifinalists.

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