South Middle School’s MathCounts team took fourth place and North Middle’s team took tenth place at the recent New York State MathCounts Competition.
MathCounts teams from both schools earned top positions at the Nassau County MathCounts Competition, qualifying them to compete at the state level. At the county competition, South Middle copped first place and North Middle took second.
North Middle’s MathCounts team members include Alice Liu, Marcus Pang, Adam Tsou, Kaiming Zhang and Michelle Zeng. Faculty coaches are Zachary Boyt, mathematics department head; and William Giannone, math teacher.
South Middle’s team members are Yian (Tessie) Dong, YiLin Ge, Jin Won Kim, David Kogan and Anthony Zhan. South Middle’s coach is math teacher Diane Hodgson.
“MathCounts Competition Series is the only competition program of its kind, with live, in-person events in all 50 states,” explained Boyt. “Students engage in exciting, ‘bee-style’ contests competing against and alongside other bright, motivated students.”