AMC 8 Student Standout

Congratulations to Sam VanDixhorn for taking 1st place at the AMC 8 (American Mathematics Competitions) competition. Sam also earned the Honor Roll of Distinction title placing his score in the top 1% nationally.

The AMC 8 is a middle school mathematics exam designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The material covered on the AMC 8 includes the following topics: counting and probability, estimation, proportional reasoning, elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, spatial visualization, everyday applications, and reading and interpreting graphs and tables. Some later questions may involve linear or quadratic functions and equations, coordinate geometry, and other topics.

Way to represent our school at the highest level, Sam!

For more information about the AMC 8, click here.