Students grabbed two first-place finishes, plus other impressive placements, at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) State Math Contest. The contest recognizes outstanding achievement across topics like algebra, geometry and calculus.
Well done to Vanya, Jackie, Oliver, Madeline, Theo, Kate, Vishwam, Christina, Megan, Cynthia and Emre!
At the competition, hosted by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the students met up with former Bulldog Jacob. Jacob is in his second year at the university and chatted with students about college life.
Secondary students earned 27 awards in the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Intermediate Math Contest! Thousands of students from more than 30 countries compete in the contest each year. In just one hour, students are tasked with answering 25 multiple choice questions, which are marked by UKMT. The top 40% of scorers receive a Gold, Silver or Bronze Certificate.