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.