Middle school students excelled in this year’s American Mathematics Competition 8, a 25-question, 40-minute multiple choice exam administered by the Mathematical Association of America. Alexander Hu, grade 7, earned a perfect score of 25 on the exam, with fellow seventh graders Rishab Parthasarathy, Kevin Wang, Mark Hu and William Zhao receiving scores of 24. Eighth graders Sidra Xu, Eric Zhu, Aditya Singhvi and Vivian Jin also scored 24.
Other high scorers were Ashley Hu and Connie Jiang, both grade 6, Shounak Ghosh and Angela Jia, both grade 7, and eighth grader Arya Maheshwari, who each earned 23 points. Daniel Wang, Mariamma Vazhaeparambil, Anika Fuloria and Luisa Pan, all grade 8; Akhilesh Chegu and David Dai, both grade 7; Riya Gupta and Stephen Xia, both grade 6; and Ethan Liu, grade 5, all scored an impressive 22.