FCDS Middle Schoolers Ace the AMC 8

 
In November, 37 Middle School students competed in the American Mathematics Contest 8, which was online this year. 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. The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics.

Two students tied with the highest score for School Winner. Congratulations to Anika Pawa and Sara Insuasti for their excellent work!
 
Special recognition goes to the top three scores from each grade:

8th Grade
     Gold: Anika Pawa 
     Silver: John Friedman
     Bronze: Yutonia Tang

7th Grade
     Gold: Sara Insuasti 
     Silver: Drew Davis
     Bronze: Will Tilley

6th Grade
     Gold: Elizabeth Pohjola 
     Silver (tie): Mallory Matthews & Cace Carter
     Bronze (3-way tie): Norie Pocock, Katie Thompson, Maddox Harrell

5th Grade
     Gold: Nathan Loyd 
     Silver: Eliott Caty
     Bronze (tie): Colin Nicolay & Mayara Rudolph

All, if you are curious about the problems from the contest, you can find them here.

Congratulations to these students on these impressive results, and many thanks to Mrs. Charlotte Phillips for all of her support and assistance.
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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.