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Central Catholic Places in Top 25 in National Mathematics Competition
Posted 02/26/2018 12:25PM


L to R: National Mathematics Four-by-Four Competition participants Sam Patton, '19, Simon Hebert, '19, John Lynch, '19, Nolan Jacob, '19 and Tyler Royster, '19.

Central Catholic received recognition for a top 25 finish in the National Mathematics Four-by-Four Competition sponsored by the National Assessment and Testing group.  The competition was held on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, led by Mr. Harry Sirockman. Over 60 Central Catholic students participated in the competition.

The top performing team consisted of Liam, ’18 and Owen, ’21 O’Malley (not pictured) and John Lynch, ’19. Finishing just behind the top performing team included Dominic Augello, ’19 (not pictured), Simon Hebert, ’19, Nolan Jacob, ’19 and Sam Patton, ’19.

The National Assessment & Testing administers mathematics competitions for math teams and honor societiesThe contests cover a wide range of topics, difficulties, and formats in order to provide both confidence and challenges to students of all abilities.

The competition consisted of 10 rounds with four problems each round.  Students had three minutes per round and could work in groups as large as 4. 

“I am thrilled at the participation rate and performance of our students,” said Mr. Harry Sirockman. “With so many returning students, I am looking forward to another strong showing for Central Catholic’s math scholars in the future.” 

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