DFHS Senior Blake Hord Named Finalist in Prestigious Siemens Science Competition
Senior Blake Hord is seeing stars! He was named both a Regional and a National Finalist in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. There were only 20 finalists in the nation and he was the only one in New York State! He headed to Washington DC earlier this week to compete in the final phase of the competition where he came in 6th and earned a 10,000 scholarship. His research project improved on a computer simulation of a planet in formation. Shout out to science research teacher Erica Curran on Blake's stellar achievement.
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