Senior Sydney Hallas has been named a top 300 scholar in the 78th Regeneron Science Talent Search—the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. Almost 2,000 students entered the competition this year.
Sydney will receive $2,000 and Woodward will receive an additional $2,000 award to use toward STEM-related activities. If Sydney is named one of 40 Finalists, she could receive $25,000 and an invitation to Washington, D.C., for the final competition in March. The top prize for the most promising emerging STEM leader in the United States is $250,000.
The top 40 Finalists will be announced on Tuesday, January 23.