OMS Students Showcase Their Math Skills

OMS Students Showcase Their Math Skills Photo
Top Oldfield Middle School students in sixth through eighth grade, recently competed in the 2017 Suffolk County Mathematics Contest. Sixth-grader Michael Considine and eighth-grader Jacky Xie came in first place for the school as well as the county, while seventh-grader Jacob Siegel came in first for the school.

Sponsored by the Suffolk County Mathematics Teachers Association, the contest featured approximately 8,000 students in grades six through 12. The students participated in the hour-long contest involving high level math questions.

Xie tied for first place in the county in the algebra category, while in the pre-algebra category, Siegel was crowned the first-place winner for the school. At the sixth-grade level, Considine received first place in the county.

Other Oldfield Middle School winners that landed in the top five for the sixth-grade level included Athena Braverman, Kamden Johansen, Caleb Kapen, Abby McGullam, Maxmillian Stratton and Marcus Wynter.

Pre-Alegbra students that claimed top five spots consisted of Ryan Barker, Marina Bergin, Anthony Kelly, Audrey Mergenthaler, Alison Ryan, Jack Steel, Guantian Tao, John Thompson and Joseph Weitman.

The algebra category also carried students into the top five. These students were Evan Ackerman, Rohan Dondeti, Ty Ellenbogen, Emma Hardwick and Dylan Topolovec.

The first-place winners, including eighth-grader Evan Ackerman who placed second in the algebra category and Caleb Kapen who placed second out of the sixth-grade winners, will be honored at the county level at an awards ceremony on May 2 in Patchogue.