Vir Patel, UHA senior enrolled in Gatton Academy, has been named a 2014 Siemens Competition Semifinalist.  The Seimens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, & Technology in 1999.  The competition is the nation’s premiere science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects.  Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.