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2017 Brain Bee

Congratulations to Vishwanath Rao, Sophomore from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, MA. Vish was the winner of the Eleventh Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee competition and the Andrew M. Sheridan Young Neuroscientist Award. Vish will be representing UMass in the National Brain Bee competition on March 17th - 19th in Maryland. Winners from each National Brain Bee then go on to compete in the International Brain Bee against students from around the world. Congratulations are also extended to our runner-up, Arya Kunaparaju from Westford Academy, and all top 11 finalists.

The 2017 Central MA Regional Brain Bee winner, Vishwanath Rao, is pictured here along with
Michael and Shirley Sheridan and Dr. Douglas Ziedonis.

 2017 Central MA Regional Brain Bee participants

Top 11 finalists