FCDS Upper Schoolers Ace the AMC 10 & 12

25 questions. 75 minutes. The American Mathematics Contests are multiple choice examinations in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.
 
Administered around the country, these competitions provide an opportunity for high school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. The AMC 10 and 12 are the first in a series of competitions.
 
On January 30, 38 FCDS students competed in the AMC 10A and the AMC 12A. 
 
Congratulations to the following students for their achievement:
 
AMC 10A
1st Place: Max Drucker
2nd Place: Landon Greenwood & Ray Wang (tied)
3rd Place: Sophie Scherer
 
AMC 12A
1st Place: Joshua Howard (AIME Qualifier)
2nd Place: Lucas Zhang (AIME Qualifier)
3rd Place: Karthik Lalwani
 
Special recognition goes to Joshua Howard and Lucas Zhang. They scored in the top five percent of all AMC 12 participants nationally and have qualified for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination. The AIME is an intense, 15-question, 3 hour contest scheduled in March. 
 
Congratulations to all the students who competed and a special thank you to Mrs. Charlotte Phillips!
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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.