Harker middle school students performed extremely well in California Mathematics League contests during the 2016-17 school year, according to a report published by the organization. Harker was the third highest-placing school in the league and placed first in the region at the grade 6 level, with Riya Gupta, Ashley Hu, Connie Jiang, Sally Zhu and Tiffany Chang all placing among the top 35 sixth grade competitors.
At the grade 7 level, Harker was the top-placing school in the league and the region, with students Alexander Hu, Rishab Parthasarathy, Akhilesh Chegu, Kevin Wang and William Zhao named among the top 49 performers.
Harker tied with Saratoga’s Redwood Middle School for second place in the grade 8 category. Among the top 34 students were Utkarsh Priyam, Eric Zhu, Vivian Jin and Sidra Xu.