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Chapter Competitions:  February 1, 2014  (snow date Feb 8, 2014)

North Central Competition: February 8, 2014  (snow date Feb 22, 2014)

State Competition:  March 15, 2014 Rutgers University (snow date March 29, 2014)

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 y?

Answer: 5

The 8th-grader from Community Middle School competed against 227 other middle school 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.

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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.

 Students also 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.

 The Illinois team took second place, and the New Jersey team placed third.

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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. 

Community Middle School Placed first among the schools.   Full Competition Results


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2001 National Champion -- Ryan Ko, New Jersey and coach Kathy Imhoff with President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney in the Roosevelt Room, Friday May 11. WHITE HOUSE PHOTO BY ERIC DRAPER

Mathletes Meet the Governor
May 16, 2000

Governor Christine Todd Whitman
Venkat Chandar, Thomas Grover M.S., 
Jaemin Bae, Leonia Middle School 
Dan Le, Thomas R. Grover Middle School
Pin Su,  Marlboro Middle School
Team Coach Cecilia Jancola (Thomas Grover M.S.)
with President Elect  Joe Pryor, PE, and MathCounts Chairman Drew Lillis, PE

Governor's Proclamation

 

 

 

 

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