Students from 20 South Carolina high schools competed in the 32nd annual Coastal Carolina University Math Contest held recently on the University's campus. Approximately 182 students took part in this year's event.
The high schools that competed in the 2011 contest were: A.C. Flora, Academic Magnet, Aynor, Carvers Bay, Creek Bridge, Conway, Dutch Fork, Goose Creek, Green Sea Floyds, Hammond, Hartsville, Pinewood Prep, Scholars Academy, Spring Valley, St. Mary, Waccamaw, Wando, West Florence, Williston-Elko and Wilson.
School competition winners by category were:
Competition 1- Level I: Creek Bridge 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:
Abhinav Gianey, Spring Valley High School
Tianjing Guo, Hammond High School
Alexander Gustafson, Creek Bridge High School
Roshan Mathi, West Florence High School
Simran Mathews, A.C. Flora High School
Rachel Polcyn, Academic Magnet High School
Coryelle Pondy, A.C. Flora High School
Sage Price, A.C. Flora High School
David Stoner, St. Mary's 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.