The results from the annual American Mathematics Competition (AMC) are in, and La Pietra students have won honors for themselves, their families and their school. La Pietra’s highest scoring students were recognized during a Co-Curr assembly in front of the entire student body.
The AMC helps to identify, recognize and reward excellence in mathematics. The high school competition was held on February 7, 2012. Thirty La Pietra students from grades 10-12 sat for the rigorous test of mathematical skill. The 75-minute exam was composed of 25 multiple-choice questions that tested concepts up through the pre-calculus level.
First Place: Angela Assante ‘14
Second Place: Mehana Smith ‘15
Third Place: Jaclyn Lee ‘15
First Place -Tie: Bianca Batten ’13 & Julia McCreary ‘13
Third Place: Kyrra Lau-Eglinton ‘12
In November 2011, twenty La Pietra middle school students took the AMC 8. This exam challenged student to answer 25 multiple-choice questions in 40 minutes. The contest focused on middle school mathematics and problem solving skills. Sample question: In how many ways can 10,001 be written as the sum of two primes?
First Place: Naomi Sano ’17
Second Place: Katy Hessenflow ‘16
Third Place: Erina Miyazaki ‘17