This past February, 48 of our students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 tackled the University of Waterloo Pascal, Cayley and Fermat contests along with about 55000 students from around the world. They had one hour to complete 25 math problems of varying difficulty in the quest to earn up to 150 marks.
In Grade 11, finishing above the average score of 90 were Alyssa Black and Nico Macias. Earning a certificate of distinction for placing in the top 25% of contestants was Ivy Zhang and our top finisher earning the school medal is Ben Qiu.
In Grade 10, finishing above the average of 91 were Maurice Berleth, Ada Wang, Vivian Xin and Sara Sun. Earning a certificate of distinction were Molly Berman, Eddie Han, Robert Yu, Betty Lu and our school medal winner Joe Li. Joe’s score of 128 places him 206th out of 6570 students in Ontario and earns him a place on the provincial honour roll.
In Grade 9, finishing above the average of 97 were Tiffany Mok, Tyler McKay, Chris Sud, Leilah Mouna and Charles Hsieh. Earning a certificate of distinction we had Mandy Coleman, Rennie Ip, Stephanie Scott, Patrick Prochazka, Snow Chen, Kevin Tan, and our school medal winner Simon Park. Simon’s score of 134 places him 190th out of 7800 students in Ontario. Both Kevin and Simon earned a place on the provincial honour roll for their scores and along with Snow, their team score places them 49th in Ontario which earns them a spot on the contest team honour roll.
In April, we had students in Grades 9-12 write a series of math contests sponsored by the University of Waterloo that require full solutions (Fryer, Galois, Hypatia and Euclid).
In Grade 9 earning an above average result was Snow Chen. Earning a certificate of distinction for achieving the Bronze Standard (top 25%) was Mandy Coleman and Tyler McKay.
In Grade 10, earning an above average result was Betty Lu. Earning a certificate of distinction for achieving the Bronze Standard was Joe Li. Earning a certificate of distinction for achiving the Silver standard – placing him in the top 12% of contestents was Eddie Han.
In Grade 11, earning a certificate of distinction for achieving the Bronze standard was Ben Qiu. Earning a certificate of distinction for achieving the Gold standard – placing her in the top 4% of contestents and and ranking her 84/4156 students was Cynthia Zhang.
In Grade 12, with over 17000 students writing the contest, earning above average results were Adam Wang, Charly Coleman, and Jack Shi. Earning a certificate of distinction for placing in the top 25% of contestents we had Mary Yin, Leo Zhu, Kevin Ma, Cynthia Zhang and our top scorer who earned a place on the contest honour roll by finishing in the 2% of contestents and winner of the school medal, Aston Yang.
Congratulations to all of our contestents!