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2 teen science superstars from Gwinnett County named Regional Winners of Siemens Competition

Atlanta, GA--  Sten Chen and Tim Wu, teen science superstars from Gwinnett County were just named Regional Winners of the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology at Georgia Tech. They received a $6,000 scholarship and will move on to the Competition’s National Finals in Washington, DC where they can earn a $100K award. The team was selected for their cutting edge math research, which has the potential to expose security flaws in Internet financial transactions and may provide solutions to major open problems in number theory.

Students and Parents Encouraged to Attend College Fair on Tuition Assistance

Atlanta, GA--  Councilman Aaron Watson and School Board member, Yolanda Johnson have teamed up with The Scholarship Academy in an effort to help Atlanta students and parents secure funding for college.  The "I am College Material" Fair will take place on Wednesday 11/17 from 4pm-8pm at the Atrium in Atlanta City Hall.

The Federal Pell Grant and Georgia HOPE are both facing major shortages in the coming years, and the councilman want families to start planning now for their educational futures.

The Scholarship Academy is a local nonprofit scholarship preparatory program that has launched this "I am College Material" Scholarship Fair.  

The event will introduce “average students” to the private scholarship application process.