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Department of Mathematics


Overall Results (24th)

Individual Results:

Written Exam

1st place — Sean Soni.Sean is a senior at A. C. Flora High School. He won a four year USC scholarship in the amount of \$8,000 per year, a \$400 cash prize, a plaque and a medal.

2nd place — Sage Price. Sage is a junior at A. C. Flora High School. He won a four year USC scholarship in the amount of \$4,000 per year, a \$200 cash prize, a plaque and a medal.

3rd place — William Zhang. William is a junior at Academic Magnet High School. He won a four year USC scholarship in the amount of \$2,000 per year, a \$100 cash prize, a plaque and a medal.

4th place — Hardie Cate. Hardie is a sophomore at A. C. Flora High School. He won a \$50 cash prize, and a medal.

5th place — Qian Li Sun. Qian is a senior at Wando High School. He won a \$50 cash prize, and a medal.

6th place — David Zhang. David is a junior at Academic Magnet High School. He won a \$50 cash prize, and a medal.

 

Each of the Top 16 scorers on our written exam, listed below, received a medal.  We would like to congratulate these students as well as all of the students who have worked so hard and performed so well on our written exam.

Top 16 Scores on Written Exam

Student

Score (out of 150)

Grade Level

High School

Teacher

Sean Soni

135

senior

A. C. Flora High School

Patrick Rybarczyk

Sage Price

116

junior

A. C. Flora High School

Patrick Rybarczyk

William Zhang

114 *

junior

Academic Magnet High School

Linnea Wildenradt, Gwen Hooffstetter

Hardie Cate

114 *

sophomore

A. C. Flora High School

Patrick Rybarczyk

Qian Li Sun

113

senior

Wando High School

Larry Crosswell

David Zhang

112

junior

Academic Magnet High School

Linnea Wildenradt, Gwen Hooffstetter

Peter Rassolov

103

senior

Spring Valley High School

Matt Owens

Jessica Wang

102

sophomore

Spring Valley High School

Matt Owens

Elliott Chartock

101

sophomore

A. C. Flora High School

Patrick Rybarczyk

Jean Guo

93

junior

Hammond School

Marcus Neal, Ed Cecere

Tim Xie

88

junior

Ben Lippen School

L. Emery Nickerson II, Cory Swindler

Dusty Rivers

81

sophomore

A. C. Flora High School

Patrick Rybarczyk

Fred Fang

80

junior

Ben Lippen School

L. Emery Nickerson II, Cory Swindler

Zhen Zheng

76

junior

Ben Lippen School

L. Emery Nickerson II, Cory Swindler

David Qu

75

freshman

Spring Valley High School

Matt Owens

Afia Khan

74

sophomore

Spring Valley High School

Matt Owens

* A tie-breaker was used to determine third and fourth places, respectively.


Tournament

The top 16 scorers on the written exam participated in the Mathematics Tournament. The winner was Elliott Chartock, a sophomore at A. C. Flora High School. The runner-up was Jean Guo, a junior at Hammond School. Both have received a plaque and a Escher puzzle. Congratulations!

Round 1 (aka Sweet 16, or Octa Finals)

Tim Xie vs. William Zhang
Peter Rassolov vs. David Qu
Elliott Chartock vs. Sean Soni
Qian Li Sun vs. Fred Fang
Hardie Cate vs. Dusty Rivers
Afia Khan vs. Jessica Wang
David Zhang vs. Zhen Zheng
Jean Guo vs. Sage Price

Round 2 (aka Elite 8, or Quarter Finals)

Tim Xie vs. Peter Rassolov
Elliott Chartock vs. Fred Fang
Hardie Cate vs. Afia Khan
Zhen Zheng vs. Jean Guo

Round 3 (aka Final Four, or Semi Finals)

Tim Xie vs. Elliott Chartock
Afia Khan vs. Jean Guo

Round 4 (aka Finals)

Elliott Chartock vs. Jean Guo

Champion

Elliott Chartock


Team Results

Schools are divided into two divisions based on the number of students, the number of teachers, the scope of the math program, etc. For each team, we average the top 3 written exam scores. This score is added to the score from the ciphering portion of our contest to give the team score. Trophies are awarded to the schools with the top team scores from each division. Congratulations to the following schools.

Division 1

 

High School

Teacher

Students

Top 3 Average

Ciphering

TEAM SCORE

First Place

A. C. Flora High School

Patrick Rybarczyk

Hardie Cate, Elliott Chartock, Kelsey Reamer, Dusty Rivers, Bill Brower, Kevin Hoffman, Maria Piroli, Meredith Nix, Sage Price, Sean Soni, Walker Stinnette, Mackenzie Sunday

121.7

39

160.7

Second Place

Spring Valley High School

Matthew Owens

David Qu, Abhi Gianey, Afia Khan, Jessica Wang, Jacob Baker, Tae Kim, Soorya Avali, Anurag Deeconda, Peter Rassolov

93.3

30

123.3

Third Place

Wando High School

Larry Crosswell

Jack Meagher, Bogdan Bordieanu, Qian Li Sun

78.0

19

97.0

 

Division 2

 

High School

Teacher

Students

Top 3 Average

Ciphering

TEAM SCORE

First Place

Ben Lippen School

L. Emery Nickerson II, Cory Swindler

Junwen Gu, Richie Dai, Fred Fang, Jill Ji, Daniel Lee, Jeanie Lee, Sunny Liu, Tim Xie, Zhen Zheng, Taehi Kang, Chang Su, Jonah Na

81.3

25

106.3

Second Place

Hammond School

Marcus Neal, Ed Cecere

Peter McWilliams, Richard Carter, Ted Hartsock, Jean Guo, Hyung Cho, Avery Acuff, Jack Felmly, Bryce James, Samuel Kim

73.0

21

94

Third Place

Bishop England High School

Desiree H. Runey

Marina Hart, Ryan Tucker, Joey Zanghi, Will Dantzler, Luke Deutschmann, David Dunlay, Chip Hebert, Deborah Hudson, Rachel Kam-Johnson, Ian McMillan, Luke Navarro, Ryan Vandertulip, Joseph Ward

52.0

12

64