Otago Junior Mathematics Competition

This is our first year participating in the Otago Junior Mathematics Competition.  We had 69 students from Year 9 to Year 11 taking part in the competition on Wednesday 3 April.

The competition is for students in Years 9 to 11, and it was initiated in 1985 by Professor Derek Holton of the University of Otago Mathematics and Statistics Department.  The competition attracts around 10,000 entries from about 250 participating schools each year.

ACG Parnell College students have performed very well.  Overall, we had 1 Prize winner placed 2nd, 5 Prize winners placed in the Top 30 and 7 Prize winners placed in the Top 100.

 Congratulations go to the following students;

 2nd Place overall in Year 9

Brian (Bu Fan) Zhao

 Top 30 Prize winners

Year 9 Luke Kowalski
Year 9 Jasmine (Shanying) Liu
Year 9 Kitty (Xiaotian) Xu
Year 11 Jenna Kayleigh Parkin
Year 11 Zelin Shao

Top 100 Prize winners

Year 8 Charlotte (Ziqian) Kong
Year 9 Lance (Zonglin) Du
Year 9 Colden Sapir
Year 9 Andy (Yifei) Song
Year 9 Gabriella Styris
Year 9 Jennifer Zhang
Year 10 Charlotte Wen 

John Liu
Middle School Coordinator, Mathematics Faculty

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