Congratulations to Riti Bhandarkar (Walter Panas HS) and Jothi Ramaswamy (Lakeland High School)

Congratulations to two of the district's outstanding young student scientists Riti Bhandarkar (Walter Panas HS) and Jothi Ramaswamy (Lakeland High School) who were named semi-finalists in the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition, Regeneron Science Talent Search.
 
Bhandarkar and Ramaswamy were named a top 300 scholar in the 78th Regeneron ST (formerly Intel.) They now have a chance to be named as one of the 40 finalists to compete in Washington D.C., which will be announced January 23rd.
 
This is an extraordinary accomplishment for both students, and they are deserving of much celebration.