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Overall Results (29th)

29th Annual USC High School Math Contest

 Results

 January 31st, 2015

Individual Results

Written Exam

1st place — David Stoner. David is a senior at South Aiken High School. He won a four year USC scholarship from the College of Engineering and Computing in the amount of \$8,000 per year, a \$400 cash prize, and a plaque.

 

2nd place — Andy Xu. Andy is an 8th grader representing Southside High School. Andy received a plaque and a \$200 cash prize. 

 

3rd place — Richard Chen. Richard is a senior at Spring Valley High School. He won a four year USC scholarship from the College of Engineering and Computing in the amount of \$2,000 per year, a \$100 cash prize, and a plaque.

 

4th place — Kevin Zhao. Kevin, a senior at Lexington High School, won a \$50 cash prize and a medal.

 

5th place — Esme Bajo. Esme is a senior at A.C. Flora High School. She also won a \$50 cash prize and a medal.

 

6th place — Jenning Chen. From Spring Valley High SChool, won another \$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

Place

ID

% SCORE

RAW SCORE

NAME

GRADE

SCHOOL

1

10901

96.67

145

David Stoner

12

S. Aiken

2

21003

96.67

145

Andy Xu

8

Southside

3

11101

94

141

Richard Chen

12

Spring Valley

4

10801

86.67

130

Kevin Zhao

12

Lexington

5

10105

82.67

124

Esme Bajo

12

A.C. Flora

6

11102

76.67

115

Jenning Chen

10

Spring Valley

7

20605

74

111

David Liu

12

Hammond

8

20305

68.67

103

Jiayi Chen

12

Ben Lippen

9

10903

66.67

100

Payton Carter

11

S. Aiken

10

20903

64

96

Lina Tian

12

Southside Christian

11

10604

63.33

95

Albert Wang

11

Dutch Fork

12

10902

63.33

95

Devang Patel

11

S. Aiken

13

20302

63.33

95

Minho Seo

11

Ben Lippen

14

20606

63.33

95

Steven Zhang

11

Southside Christian

15

20604

62.67

94

Elaine Lin

12

Hammond

16

10607

62

93

Max Land

10

Dutch Fork

 

 

 

Tournament

The top 16 scorers on the written exam participated in the Mathematics Tournament. The winner was Andy XuThe runner-up was Richard Chen. Both received plaques. Congratulations!

 

Devang Patel

     

 

 

Esme Bajo

   

 

Esme Bajo

     

 

 

 

David Stoner

 

 

Max Land

     

 

 

David Stoner

   

 

David Stoner

     

 

 

 

 

Andy Xu

 

Albert Wang

     

 

 

Jenning Chen

   

 

Jenning Chen

     

 

                               

 

Andy Xu

 

 

Elaine Lin

     

 

 

Andy Xu

   

 

Andy Xu

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lina Tian                

     

Andy Xu

 

Lina Tian

   

2-0

David Liu

     

 

 

 

Richard Chen

 

 

Steven Zhang

     

 

 

Richard Chen

   

 

Richard Chen

     

 

 

 

 

Richard Chen

 

Payton Carter

     

 

 

Jiayi Chen

   

 

Jiayi Chen

     

 

                              

 

Kevin Zhao

 

 

Minho Seo

     

 

 

Kevin Zhao

   

 

Kevin Zhao

     

 


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

First Place

Spring Valley High School  

Denise Stiffler, Stepanie Fowler

Richard Chen, Jenning Chen, Ali El Ali, Arif Siddiqi, Rishishankar Suresh, Jason Erno, Albert Huang, Mohammad Arammash, Jayanth Vemula

Second Place

S. Aiken High School

Jason Rodgers, Jennifer Dusenbury

 David Stoner, Devang Patel, Payton Carter, Anthony Williamson, Steven Sheets, Mary Mell, Ivey Li, Lily Anzuoni, Cullen Hightower

Third Place

Dutch Fork High School

Erin Rivers

Nathan Pavlosky, Eric Chen, Claire Wang, Albert Wang, Sanatana Reddy, Nina Daneshvar, Max Land, Freya Bennett, Ishrat Singh, Aufrey Wang

 

Division 2

 

 

High School

Teacher

Students

First Place

Hammond School

Marcus Neal

 Hollin He, Chelsea Chen, Elaine Lin, David Liu, Steven Zhang, Tracy Wang, Victoria Sui, Mark Cai, Aayush Karan, Jacob Burger, Sumant Rao

Second Place

Ben Lippen School

Linda Hodges, Amy DeLine

Ethan Kwok, Minho Seo, Junlong Ye, Matthew Ma, Jiayi Chen, Andrew Kim, Loc Le, Ben Dang, Jamie Fravel, Alex Huang

Third Place

Southside Christian

Brad Scott

Esther Li, Vince Li, Lina Tian, Linda Jin, Camille Morris, Matthew Raunikar, Oliver Song, Yi Wang, Steven Zhang, Katie Mruz, Grant Staarmann, Martin Zhang