MS Math Students Perform Well on AMC 8 Exam
Marquis Austin

92 Middle School students recently took the AMC 8—a 25-question, 40-minute multiple-choice examination designed to test problem-solving skills from the Mathematical Association of America—and the results are nothing short of tremendous. The talented mathematicians earned the Middle School a Certificate of Honor, an award given to schools that demonstrate outstanding proficiency on the exam. Meanwhile, the MAA recognized the School’s top three scorers with gold, silver and bronze medals. Aarav R. ’27 earned a gold medal, Madison C. ’26 and Zac P. ’26 secured silver medals and Milan G. ’26 took home the bronze. Aarav also received an AMC Certificate of Achievement, which honors top sixth graders who performed exceptionally well. “Each week, students eagerly spend their snack period learning advanced math. As with most things in life, practice helps the students recognize patterns, make logical connections and solve unfamiliar problems,” says Middle School Math Coordinator Jessica Merrick. “I am so proud of the effort that each student puts in and the overall excitement level around the math program at CGPS. Congrats to all students who took the AMC exam.”

To check out a problem from the exam, look below!

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