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Local high schooler earns prestigious honor

MADISON (WKOW) -- Amy Hua, a senior at West High School in Madison, was named one of the Wisconsin state winners of the 2012-13 Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement. The award, and a $2000 scholarship, is given to the top male and female performers in science and math Advance Placement (AP) courses in each state.

Out of all the high school students in the country, only 101 were honored with the Siemens award and scholarship. Amy outperformed all other female AP students in Wisconsin to receive this award. The Siemens Foundation provides more than $7 million annually in support of educational initiatives in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the United States. The foundation's goal is to support students and nurture tomorrow's scientist and engineers.

If you would like to speak with Jeniffer Harper-Taylor, President of the Siemens Foundation, or either of the Wisconsin state winners please contact me directly. Photos available upon request. Please see the news release below for more information. For a round-up of all 101 AP award winners, please visit: http://prn.to/TzkYor <https://bl2prd0511.outlook.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=QewbayZiq0WM-vZxaHvXsbK0Z-2g5M8ISPtgQB1bcd3d0lA6EC09twY9Q0WhdOCoxKw9Cbr-Hb8.&URL=http%3a%2f%2fprn.to%2fTzkYor>

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