Congratulations to the individuals and teams participating in the 2012 Pennsylvania MATHCOUNTS competition.

Park Forest Middle School wins Pennsylvania MATHCOUNTS state competition!

The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers hosted an advanced mathematics competition on March 23, 2012. 162 students from 72 schools challenged themselves in an advanced mathematics competition. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding performances!

1st Place Team – Park Forest Middle School (State College)
Benjamin Schiffer
Rosaleen Xiong
Mahima Kumara
Xichen Cui
Coached by Rebeka Sjoberg

2nd Place Team – Thomas Jefferson Middle School (Pittsburgh)
Jiawen Zhu
James Wang
Nancy Lu
Jerry Meng
Coached by Cecelia Toohey

3rd Place Team – Valley Forge Middle School (Wayne)
Arjun Swaminathan
Michael Hong
Jeffrey Xue
Michael Li
Coached by Allison Long

Top Individuals

Yogeshwar Velingker – Orefield Middle School
Coached by Brian Fulmer

Nicholas Wu – Lionville Middle School
Coached by Marie Carmanica

Nancy Lu – Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Coached by Cecelia Toohey

Roy Navid – Shady Side Academy Middle School
Coached by June Navid

Alex Wang – Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School
Coached by Kristen Quirk

Benjamin Schiffer – Park Forest Middle School
Coached by Rebeka Sjoberg

Rosaleen Xiong – Park Forest Middle School
Coached by Rebeka Sjoberg

Joseph Feffer – Mt. Nittany Middle School
Coached by Rebecca Henry

Juan D. Gil – Altoona Area Junior High School
Coached by Julie Behe

Jason Xu – Sandy Run Middle School
Coached by Marty Doyle