FCDS Middle School Students Score Big in AMC 8

On November 13, 2018, sixty students in the fifth through eighth grades competed in American Mathematics Contest 8. The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. 

Here are the top three students from our school followed by the top students from each grade.

School Winner: Max Drucker (achieved Honor Roll status for scoring in the top 5% of nationally)

2nd Place School: Asmithaa Vinukonda (achieved Honor Roll status for scoring in the top 5% of nationally)

3rd Place School: Luca Pass

8th Grade
Gold: Max Drucker
Silver: Julia Kincaid, Kaeden Palmer, Allie Szvetitz, Leo Wang
Bronze: Kyle Haas

7th Grade
Gold: Asmithaa Vinukonda
Silver: Luca Pass
Bronze: Andrew McBride

6th Grade
Gold: Ava Scherer
Silver: Jay Dunnagan, Olivia McNatt, Anika Pawa, Cristina Pinnow, Ethan Xiao
Bronze:  Grant Faraci, Andreas Kazakos, Aiden Wiese

5th Grade
Gold: Emma Cuthrell
Silver: Kathryn Harvey
Bronze:  Sara Insuasti, Charles Shaffer, Derin Yalcinkaya

Congratulations to these students on these impressive results!

Thank you to Middle School math teacher Mrs. Phillips for all of her support and encouragement.
Forsyth Country Day School (FCDS) is a private, college preparatory, independent school for preschool through high school located in Lewisville, NC, just outside of Winston-Salem. Students benefit from a challenging academic curriculum, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.