Local Students Excel at Evergreen Math Meet

first_imgFacebook75Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by The Olympia School DistrictLocal students from South Sound high schools scored high during the state championship round of a national math tournament on April 12, with the majority qualifying for the national tournament, to be held May 16 in Kansas City.Olympia High School won the meet in terms of overall team scores, making them the 2014 Washington State Math Meet Champions.“The overwhelming success of the students in this round of the math meet is a wonderful thing,” said Brian Walter, math faculty at Evergreen and one of the organizers of the event. “We’re delighted some local students will go ahead and compete in Kansas City at the highest level.”The Evergreen State College, which offers a broad range of math programs, hosted the state championship round of the mathleague.org national high school math competition. Twenty students from Olympia, River Ridge, North Thurston, Henry Foss, and Capital high schools in the South Sound area competed, with fourteen qualifying for the nationals.The meet was by invitation only, open to those students who qualified in the earlier tournament held at Evergreen last fall.Here are the results of the meet:1st place overall team:                               Olympia HS2nd place overall team:                             Henry Foss HS3rd place overall team:                              North Thurston HS 1st place overall individual:         Ernest Gu, Olympia HS2nd place overall individual:        Min Choi, Olympia HS3rd place overall individual:         Henry Hua, Henry Foss HS 12th grade – 1st place:        Abby Santos, River Ridge HS12th grade – 2nd place:      Liam Lloyd, Olympia HS12th grade – 3rd place:       Hiep Can, Henry Foss HS 1st place Freshman/Sophomore team:   Olympia HS2nd place Freshman/Sophomore team:  Henry Foss HS3rd place Freshman/Sophomore team:   North Thurston HScenter_img 11th grade – 1st place:        Ernest Gu, Olympia HS11th grade – 2nd place:      Min Choi, Olympia HS11th grade – 3rd place:       Dan Tran, North Thurston HS 10th grade – 1st place:        Henry Hua, Henry Foss HS10th grade – 2nd place:      Daniel Grimm, North Thurston HS10th grade – 3rd place:       Theodore Jeremy Ong, Olympia HS 9th grade – 1st place:         Warren Gu, Olympia HS9th grade – 2nd place:        Breanna Smith, River Ridge HS9th grade – 3rd place:         Morgan Wohosky, River Ridge HSlast_img

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