FCDS Students 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.
 
In February, 39 Middle and Upper School students competed in the American Mathematics Contests 10/12A and/or 12B. 
 
Congratulations to the following students for their achievement:
 
AMC 10A
1st: Asmithaa Vinukonda
2nd: Anika Pawa
3rd: Julia Kincaid
 
AMC 12A
1st: Joshua Howard (AIME Qualifier)*
2nd: Richard Tao
3rd: Max Drucker & Sophie Scherer (tied)
 
AMC 12B
1st: Joshua Howard 
2nd: Saanvi Pawa
3rd: Crystal Wu
 
Special recognition goes to Joshua Howard who placed in the top five percent of all participants nationally. He has been invited to compete in the next level of competition, the American Invitational Mathematical Examination. The AIME is a 15 question, 3-hour examination intended to provide further challenge and recognition to students in North America, who have exceptional mathematical ability. This is the third year in a row Joshua has qualified based on his excellent work and we wish him the best of luck as he competes in the AIME!
 
Congratulations to all the students who competed and a special thank you to their advisor 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.