Lee Burneson Middle School seventh and eighth grade math teams captured first place in the region and third place in Ohio out of 75 schools in the 2014 Ohio Math League Contest.
The entire middle school student body participated in the written mathematics contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage student interest and confidence in math while problem solving.
A school’s team score is comprised of the five highest individual scores in each grade level. The LBMS seventh-grade team consisted of Angela Zhu, Amin Boukzam, Finsam Samson, Marty Schaefer and Akshya Dhinakaran. Angela ranked first in the region and seventh in the state, while Amin and Finsam tied for third in the region and 13th in the state. Mary and Akshya’s scores placed them in the top 20 individually.
The LBMS eight-grade team included Ryan Karpuszka, Patrick Lee, Lali Kulshreshtha, Kyle Yu, Sean Rossander, Miranda Li, Donovan DuBois, Sanil Gosain and Patrick Smith. Ryan and Patrick’s scores ranked them third in the region and sixth in the state individually.
The LBMS Math Club advisor is seventh-grade math teacher Anne Dill.