2013 Winner Summary

Thank you to all the Judges, Students, Teachers, dedicated Volunteers, and Sponsoring Organizations who made the 53rd Annual Synopsys Championship a success March 13, 2013. The Synopsys Championship Awards Ceremony was held on April 7.

Awards Ceremony photos from volunteers
Student Winners List by School
Student Winners List by Category
Teacher Awards
School Awards
ISEF Winners 2013
CSSF Winners 2013
ISWEEEP WINNERS 2013

Student Winners Summary

These are the Grand Prize winners of the Synopsys Championship announced at the Awards Ceremony at California’s Great America . They won an expense paid Trip to Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Phoenix, AZ. May 12-17).

First Name Last Name grade School
Natalie Ng 11 Monta Vista High School
Andrew Jin 10 Harker School – Upper School Campus
Anika Radiya-Dixit 12 Harker School – Upper School Campus
ThomasJoy LuhJin 11 Leland High School[team project]
Swetha Revanur 9 Evergreen Valley High School
Colin Aitken 12 Leland High School
David Zarrin 12 Saratoga High School
Eesha Khare 12 Lynbrook High School
Nikhil Buduma 12 Bellarmine College Preparatory

 

These are the Grand Prize Alternate winners of the Synopsys Championship announced at the Awards Ceremony at California’s Great America. These high school students won an expense paid trip to the California State Fair. April 15-16, 2013 in Los Angeles.

First name Last Name grade School
Emily Wang 11 Gunn (Henry M.) High School
Shruthi Perati 11 Monta Vista High School
James
Kathleen
Andrew
Gabbard
Grant
Liu
11 Live Oak High School [team project]
Sam Kumar 12 Leland High School
Alexander Powers 12 Bellarmine College Preparatory
Anjini Karthik 9 Saint Francis High School

 

These are the Middle School Special Prize winners of the Synopsys Championship announced at the Awards Ceremony at California’s Great America. These middle school students won an expense paid trip to the California State Fair. April 15-16, 2013 Los Angeles.

First name Last Name grade School
Ananya Karthik 6 Challenger – Sunnyvale
Utkarsh Tandon 7 Lawson Middle School
Kaushik
Anurag
Tandon
Singh
8  Kennedy (John F.) Middle School – Cupertino[team project]
Lucas Popescu 6 Miller Middle School
Sophia Harrison 7 Carden Academy of Almaden
Venkat Sankar 8 Harker School – Middle School Campus

 

The following students were Winners of the International Sustainable World (Engineering, Energy & Environment) Project Olympiad Award. The award is the opportunity to compete at the I-SWEEEP event May 8-12, 2013 in Houston, TX.

First name Last Name grade School
Kriti Lall 10 A Schmahl Science Workshop
Arjun Balasingam 11 Archbishop Mitty High School

 

Outstanding Teacher & School Awards were the following:

High School Top Schools (plaque award)
Lynbrook High School, San Jose
Monta Vista High School, Cupertino
Harker – Upper Campus, San Jose

Middle School Top Schools (plaque award)
Stratford Middle school, San Jose
JLS (Stanford) Middle School, Palo Alto
Stratford Middle School, Santa Clara

Top High School Teachers (plaque and cheque for $1000)
Amanda Alonzo (Lynbrook High School, San Jose)
Anuradha Sarkar (Leland High, San Jose)
Chris Spenner (Harker – Upper Campus, San Jose)

Top Middle School Teachers (plaque and cheque for $1000)
Neha Makhijani (Stratford Middle School – San Jose)
Thuy-Anh Nguyen (Challenger School , Sunnyvale)
Sumizah Qureshi (Granada Islamic School, Santa Clara)

Most Promising New teacher (plaque award)
Thomas Artiss (Harker Midddle School, San Jose)