Approximately 184 high school students competed in the 31st annual Coastal Carolina University-Cengage Learning Math Contest held recently on the University's campus. One North Carolina school and 21 South Carolina schools took part in this year's event.
The high schools competing in the 2010 contest were: A.C. Flora, Academic Magnet, Ashley Hall, Aynor, Beaufort Academy, Bishop England, Carvers Bay, Creek Bridge, Conway, Goose Creek, Green Sea Floyds, John T. Hoggard (North Carolina), Mullins, Scholars Academy, Socastee, Wando, West Florence, Williston-Elko and Wilson.
School competition winners by category were:
Competition 1- Level I: Pinewood Prepatory High School
Competition 1- Level II: Academic Magnet High School
Competition 2- Level I: A.C. Flora High School
Competition 2- Level II: A.C. Flora High School
Overall winner: A.C. Flora High School
Individual student winners were:
Hardie Cate, A.C. Flora High School
Patrick Dynes, Bishop England High School
Brook Kirkland, Mullins High School
William McAdams, A.C. Flora High School
Daniel Monteith, A.C. Flora High School
Katherine Moore, Goose Creek High School
Sage Price, A.C. Flora High School
Lisa Lynn Schnexayder, Scholars Academy
Jessica Wang, Spring Valley High School
Zack Yaeger, Pinewood Prepatory High School
David Zhang, Academic Magnet High School
William Zhang, Academic Magnet 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.