The U.S. Alpha Kappa Team chosen for the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad

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The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad is proud to announce the finalists who will represent the U.S. at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Nakhom Pathon, Thailand, July 6 - 15, 2017.

The members of the U.S. Team Alpha Kappa are:

Steven Liu of Monta Vista High School, CA, Santa Clara Valley Local Section

Joshua Park of Lexington High School, MA, Northeastern Local Section             

Harrison Wang, from Hinsdale Central High School, IL, Chicago Local Section

Brendan Yap, from Carmel High School, IN, Indiana Local Section; and


1st alternate: Jeffrey Shi of Marcellus High School, NY, Central New York Local Section

2nd alternate: Aniket Dehadrai of Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, OK, Oklahoma Local Section; 

The Team U.S. will travel to Thailand accompanied by mentors:

  1. Dr. Michael Danahy, Bowdoin College, ME, College Mentor
  2. Dr. Patrick Chan, Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, NY, High School Mentor
  3. Dr. Christine Saber, Gannon University, PA, College Mentor

Congratulations and we wish the U.S. Team lots of luck in Nakhom Pathon!