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NHCS Students Place in UNCW High School Mathematics Contest, Advance to State Competition

The 2017 UNCW High School Mathematics Contest was held on the University of North Carolina - Wilmington campus recently. Students participated in a comprehensive, 80 minute, 30 question multiple choice examination. The contest included various topics in high school mathematics (algebra, plane geometry, trigonometry, and analysis) as well as mathematical reasoning and general mathematical knowledge.

Participating schools were grouped into two divisions based on the size of the school. Smaller schools are Division II and larger schools are Division I. A percentage of the winners qualify for the State finals at the NC School of Science and Math which will be held Monday, April 24, 2017. Congratulations to the following participants and teams:

Isaac Bear Early College High School (coached by Taylor Spear) - placed 1st overall in Division II
* Giovanni Budi - 1st Place
* Zachary Voorheis - 2nd Place
* Devin Bonifacius - 3rd Place
Ben Latter - 4th Place
Hanna Azizi - 5th Place
Darryl Li - 7th Place
Zane Dash - 8th Place
Andreea Chirica 10th place

Wilmington Early College High School (coached by Emily Myers) - placed 2nd overall in Division II
Zack Bonds-6th place
Matthew West-8th place

Hoggard High School (coached by Chuck Ughetta) - placed 2nd overall in Division I
* Kevin Hu - 5th place
Daniel Cheng-10th place
Daniel Oh-14th place
Max Brinker-15th place

Laney High School (coached by Leah Keating)
* Melanie Su-7th place

Ashley High School (coached by Pam Highsmith)
Yasmin Durmaz-9th place

New Hanover High School (coached by Nick Corak) - placed 3rd overall in Division I
* Colton Casto-5th place
Christina Braymen
Emily Leister
Jack Farmer
Jamie Petrie
Lily Zukerman
Malik Banat
Matthew Borneman
Mia Clarke
Cameron Wright
Noah Webb
Thomas Murray


Posted: 04/21/17