Math Contest Awards
Yicheng "Nathan" Shen (left, above) participated in the virtual MathCON Finals this past week and placed 17th overall nationally among all 12th graders. Nathan placed in the top 10% of all high school seniors in the first Round of MathCON to qualify for the national competition.
Last month a small group from our St. J Math Team participated in the national TrigStar competition. The contest is based on the practical application of Trigonometry and recognizes the most proficient students from high schools throughout the nation.
Our top 2 scorers were Qingyue "Jenny" Li, and Theodora Montague. Jenny (right, above) will be entered into the running to represent Vermont in the National Trig-Star finals soon.
In the UVM Mathematics Contest, Ben Carpenter and Jiabin “Andy” Xu tied for sixth in the state. Winners in our region of the state were Gavin Ghafoori and Yicheng “Nathan” Shen. Theodora Montague finished in the top 25 in the state.