South Side High School students enter Regeneron competition


Seven South Side High School students submitted their work to the Regeneron Science Talent Search, which recognizes and empowers the nation’s most promising young scientists who are creating the ideas that could solve society’s most urgent challenges.

The Regeneron Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors, according to its website. Alumni of the competition hold more than 100 of the world’s most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and the National Medal of Science. Each year approximately 1,800 students enter Regeneron, submitting original research in critically important scientific fields of study in competition for more than $3.1 million in awards.

The competition’s top 300 scholar announcement will take place on Jan. 9, and the top 40 finalists will be named on Jan. 23.