George W. Hewlett High School in Hewlett, N.Y. students, from left, Jeremy Appelbaum, William Gil and Allen Shin pose with their scholarship check at George Washington University in Was

 

              George W. Hewlett High School in Hewlett, N.Y. students, from left, Jeremy Appelbaum, William Gil and Allen Shin pose with their scholarship check at George Washington University in Was
George W. Hewlett High School in Hewlett, N.Y. students, from left, Jeremy Appelbaum, William Gil and Allen Shin pose with their scholarship check at George Washington University in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, after being named the top winners of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology National Finals. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)