Summit Country Day School junior Yunbo “Bonnie” Wang, Blue Ash, scored in the top five percent nationally on the American Math Competition 12 exam.
Her score on the test qualifies her to take the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) on March 11. While Bonnie had the highest score among Summit students, the second and third highest scores were from junior Wanli “Vennis” Yang, Maineville, and senior Maliah Bricking, Sharonville, respectively.
The American Math Competition (AMC) 12 exam is sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America and is given to qualifying students in grades 11 and 12. It covers trigonometry, advanced algebra and advanced geometry. Students are given 25 multiple choice questions to answer in 75 minutes.
In addition to this exam, several freshmen and sophomores took the AMC 10 test which covers the high school curriculum up to grade 10. Freshman Yiheng “Ethan” Wu, Norwood, had the top score for The Summit. Sophomore Nicholas Ciaccio, Plainville, came in second and sophomore Parker Bricking, Sharonville, came in third.
Upper School Math Teacher Eric Unwin is the faculty mentor for the Math Club at The Summit and students who pursue mathematic competition.