First Posted: 3/21/2012
The Abington Heights Middle School Mathcounts team hasagain, performed successfully during recent mathematics competitions. The students competed in the AMC 8 mathematics competition the fall, and two students, Kevin Hu and Benjamin Oon, were listed in the Honor Roll for earning scores in the top 5 percent. The team also competed and won first place in the regional Mathcounts competition. The advisors, Dr. Bonnie Xiong and Dr. Chaogui Zhang, are mathematics professors at The University of Scranton and Marywood University, respectively.
The other results from the Mathcounts competition are as follows: Individual Round: First place-Kevin Hu, Second place- Benjamin Oon, Third place- Ethan Ross,
Countdown Round (overall): First Place- Kevin Hu, Third Place- Benjamin Oon, Fourth Place- Ethan Ross
Team members Kevin Hu, Benjamin Oon, Ethan Ross and Penn Wu will be going to the Mathcounts state competition in March.