2 Carmichael students chosen as semifinalists

Two Carmichael Middle School students have been selected as semifinalists for the Broadcom Masters Science competition.

The Richland students, Shanta Katipamula (grade 8) and Swetha Shutthanandan (grade 7), have a chance to be one of 30 finalists, who will be named Aug. 31.

If chosen, they will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., to attend the finals. Finalists will compete for a share of more than $100,000 in prizes.

For a complete list of semifinalists, visit societyforscience.org/masters/2011/semifinalists.