May 16, 2018

HACC Announces Winners in 2018 High School Mathematics Contest

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Hempfield High School finished first in the 28th annual high school mathematics contest at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. Students Cherie Chen of Lancaster Catholic High School and David Taglieri of Spring Grove High School tied for the individual first-place award.

The competition was held April 20, 2018, using interactive video at HACC’s Harrisburg, Lancaster and Gettysburg campuses. The students completed a series of mathematical problems coordinated by HACC’s math faculty. They had to calculate answers working as a team, individually and in relays.

Team awards also went to Lancaster Catholic High School, which placed second, and Spring Grove High School, which placed third.

In addition to the two first-place individual winners, the remaining top 10 finishers with the highest scores and their high schools were:
Place Name High School
Third Runqi Zhang Lancaster Mennonite, Lancaster campus
Fourth Campbell Krulewski Hempfield
Fifth Luca Mahoney Hempfield
Sixth Brian Liu
Aidan McBride
Eli Plant
Curren Schmitt
Central Dauphin
10th Jacob Atkinson
Gus Eberlein  
Mason Forer
Bishop McDevitt
Camp Hill
Cumberland Valley

This year’s participating high schools included:
2018 Math Contest Participating Schools
High School HACC Campus
Annville-Cleona High School, Annville Harrisburg
Bishop McDevitt High School, Harrisburg Harrisburg
Boiling Springs High School, South Middleton Township Harrisburg
Camp Hill High School, Camp Hill Harrisburg
Carlisle High School, Carlisle Harrisburg
Central Dauphin High School, Harrisburg Harrisburg
Cocalico High School, Denver Lancaster
Columbia High School, Columbia Lancaster
Cumberland Valley High School, Mechanicsburg Harrisburg
Dover Area High School, Dover Gettysburg
Eastern York High School, Wrightsville Lancaster
Elizabethtown Area High School, Elizabethtown Harrisburg
Greenwood High School, Millerstown Harrisburg
Harrisburg Christian School, Harrisburg Harrisburg
Hempfield High School, Landisville Harrisburg
Lancaster Catholic High School, Lancaster Lancaster
Lancaster Mennonite School, Hershey Campus Harrisburg
Lancaster Mennonite School, Lancaster Campus Lancaster
Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, Mechanicsburg Harrisburg
New Oxford High School, New Oxford Gettysburg
Northeastern Senior High School, Manchester Harrisburg
Northern High School, Dillsburg Gettysburg
Shippensburg Area Senior High School, Shippensburg Gettysburg
Solanco High School, Quarryville Lancaster
Spring Grove High School, Spring Grove Gettysburg
Upper Dauphin High School, Elizabethville Harrisburg