Iselin, NJ, February 26, 2007--The best performances by American high school students on Advanced Placement science and math courses were honored today with the announcement of the 2006-07 Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement. Eighty-one students in 46 states, including 74 high school seniors and seven high school juniors, were named winners. Each will receive a $2,000 college scholarship from the Siemens Foundation, a national leader in math and science education. A complete list of winners is available at www.siemens-foundation.org.

More than two thirds (67 percent) of this year´s honorees are first-generation Americans. Contrary to the popular notion...

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