Webb Bridge Middle School Team Ties for First in Math Competition
The Alpharetta school also was in the top 1 percent internationally.
A team from Webb Bridge Middle School tied for first place in Georgia in the American Mathematics Competition 8 on Nov. 15.
Thirty Webb Bridge students in seventh and eighth grades were amonth the 153,030 students from 2,509 schools around the world participating in the competition.
On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 153,030 students from 2,509 schools around the world participated in the American Mathematics Competition 8. Thirty Webb Bridge students from the 7th and 8th grades participated in this competition.
At the National / International Level
Brian Cai and Derek Wu, with near perfect scores, positioned themselves in the top 1 percent internationally, earning them “Distinguished Honor Roll” awards.
Haiwen Gui, Andrew Fu, Andrew Kim, Anav Mittal, Ben Dugger, Michael Horton, Brian Hu, and Charles Tantillo's strong scores positioned them in the top 5 percent internationally, earning them “Honor Roll” awards.
The Webb Bridge team was positioned in the top 1 percent internationally
At the State Level:
The Webb Bridge team tied with Sculley Academy for first place in Georgia. Brian Cai tied with two other students for individual first place in Georgia
The AMC 8 is a 25 question, 40 minute multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem solving skills. Many problems are designed to challenge students and to offer problem solving experiences beyond those provided in most middle school mathematics classes.