As a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, Penn Manor senior Ben Clark and some of this fellow competitors were invited to the White House to meet President Obama. This competition is considered to be one of America’s elite high school research competitions. There were 1, 744 high school seniors who entered their research. Ben placed 7th with his research on the frequency by which stars form binary systems. He received a $25,000 award. In December, Ben won the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology and received a $100,000 scholarship with the same research. Congratulations!
Photo: President Barack Obama meets with student finalists of the Intel Science Talent Search 2011 competition, Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo) Ben is in the front row, far right.