2015 Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest

Congratulations to all of the Carolina Mathematics students who participated earlier this fall in the Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest., the results for which have recently been posted. This year’s contest included 701 participants from 99 schools in 28 states. Many of our students performed well, with 13 out of 17 placing among the top half of all entrants. Leading the Carolina contingent’s scores were Jiaxi Li and Shengding Sun with 19 points, tying them for 54th place. Also among our top scores, Jon Aycock and Yixuan Zou scored 16 points, tying them for 80th, while Tyler Blanton and Alvin Zhang scored 10 points, including them in a giant tie for 100th place in the field.

Thank you to Professor Justin Sawon, who once again advised competing students.