2014 U.S. Physics Team comes to Astana

On July 14, Michael Klecheski, Chargé d’affaires, met with the 2014 U.S. Physics Team, who came to Astana to participate in the 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPHO), held July 13 – 20, 2014.  Five high school students are representing the United States at IPHO 2014: Alexander Bourzutschky, of Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, MD; Kevin Fei, of Carmel High School, Carmel, IN; Calvin Huang, of Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto, CA; Vikram Sundar, of the Harker School, San Jose, CA; and Michael Winer, of Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, MD.  IPHO is a nine-day competition among pre-university students from more than 85 countries.  The U.S. Embassy congratulates these students on their impressive achievements and wishes them excellent results in the competition.