2007 National Competition
FORT WORTH, TX -- May 12, 2007 -- Wenyu Cao of Belle Mead,
New Jersey placed second in individual overall competition. The New
Jersey team placed third, to Texas.
The eighth-grader from First Colony Middle School competed
against 227 other middle school students in this prestigious competition,
hosted by Lockheed Martin, a MATHCOUNTS National Sponsor
“Congratulations to each of these students on their amazing
accomplishments,” said E. Bruce Lawson, Chairman of the MATHCOUNTS
Foundation. “These Mathletes, and all of their counterparts around the
nation, deserve our praise and acknowledgement of their talent and
dedication. MATHCOUNTS is honored to support the efforts of U.S. middle
school students to develop strong mathematical abilities.”
Student representatives of all 50 states, the District of
Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana
Islands and the Department of Defense and State Department schools worldwide
participated in the Lockheed Martin MATHCOUNTS National Competition. The top
four students in each state competition in March earned the honor of forming
a team and advancing to today’s culmination of the MATHCOUNTS competition.
2006 National Competition
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – May 12,
2006 – Daesun Yim of West Windsor, NJ answered this challenging math problem
in less than 45 seconds to win the MATHCOUNTS National Champion title at the
Lockheed Martin MATHCOUNTS National Competition today in Arlington, Va. at
the Hyatt Regency Crystal City:
A jar contains 8 red balls,
6 green balls and 24 yellow balls. In order to make the
probability of choosing a yellow ball from the jar on the first selection
equal to 1/2,
Kerry will add x red balls and y green balls. What is the average of x and
The 8th-grader from Community Middle School competed against 227 other
students in this prestigious competition, hosted by Lockheed Martin, a
MATHCOUNTS National Sponsor.
Yim was victorious in the intense, one-on-one oral Countdown Round where the
top 12 Mathletes® competed for the title of MATHCOUNTS National Champion.
Andrew Ardito of Coxsackie, NY, was awarded the second-place individual
title with Neal Wu of Baton Rouge, LA, and Kevin Chen of Missouri City, TX,
advancing to the Semi-finals. In the team competition, Virginia captured the
title of National Team Champions. Team members include Jimmy Clark of Falls
Church, Divya Garg of Annandale, Brian Hamrick of Annandale, Daniel Li of
Fairfax and coach Barbara Burnett of Falls Church.
The Washington team took second place, and the Indiana team placed third.
2002 National Competition -
New Jersey Places 3rd
CHICAGO – Albert
Ni of Naperville, Illinois won the title of MATHCOUNTS individual national
champion at the 2002 MATHCOUNTS National Competition today in Chicago,
Illinois. The eighth-grader from Kennedy Junior High beat 227 other student
“Mathletes” at the finals, sponsored by the CNA Foundation.
The second place
individual title was taken by Conner Rogers of Lakewood, Colorado. Jason
Trigg of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, claimed the third place individual
title. New Jersey's Ryan Ko Placed fourth.
competed in team competitions. California captured the National Team
Championship title. Team members include Yuchen Mao from William Hopkins
Junior High in Fremont, Grace Li from Miller Middle School in San Jose,
Darren Yin from Redwood Middle School in Saratoga, and David Lee from
Redwood Middle School in Saratoga.
team took second place, and the New Jersey team placed third.
2002 Student National Competition Winners
2002 Team National Competition Winners
2002 State Competition
PISCATAWAY, NJ - Ryan
Ko of Brookside Middle School, last year's National winner, took First
Place in this year's State Competition. Ko will be joined
by veteran National Mathlete Zhou Fan of Brooklawn Middle School, Alex Yang of
Community Middle School and Young Bin Wo of Tenafly Middle School to form the New
Jersey State Team. The Team will be Coached by Dr. Alyce Doehner of
Community Middle School.
School Placed first among the schools.
Full Competition Results