||Students from A.C. Flora High School won the Dr. Subhash C. Saxena Math Contest held recently on the Universitys campus.
Approximately 175 high school students competed in Coastal Carolina University's Dr. Subhash C. Saxena Math Contest held recently on the University's campus. Eighteen South Carolina high schools took part in this year's event.
Theschools that competed in the 2012 contest were: A.C. Flora; Academic Magnet; Academy of Arts, Science,and Technology; Aynor; Bishop England; Carvers Bay; Creek Bridge; Conway; Goose Creek; Green Sea Floyds; Hammond; Scholars Academy; South Aiken; Spring Valley; West Florence; Williston-Elko; and Wilson.
School competition winners by category were:
Competition 1- Level I: Academy for Arts, Science and Technology
Competition 1- Level II: Goose Creek High School
Competition 2- Level I: Academic Magnet High School
Competition 2- Level II: A.C. Flora High School
Overall Winner: A.C. Flora High School
Individual student winners were:
Kyle Blomberg Goose Creek High School
Elliott Chartock A.C. Flora High School
Laura Downing Goose Creek High School
Josh McDermett Academic Magnet High School
Joshua Ray Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology
Rohan Shirali Academic Magnet High School
Lisa Lynn Schexnayder Scholar's Academy
Elizabeth Snyder-Mounts Academy for Arts, Science and Technology
Amanda Stevenson Wilson High School
David Stoner South Aiken High School
Mary Catherine Tilma Aynor High School
Gray Williams A.C. Flora High School
Students in the competition were given written examinations. Level I questions were taken from Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry; Level II questions were taken from Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry. Winners received $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place in each category.