2012 AMC 8

Top Scores at Bard College     Sanath Kumar, 25 (6th grade, age 9, Our Montessori School, Westchester County)

The next highest scores were:     

  • Michael Liu, (8th grade, Bailey MS in Kingston)     
  • Katie Houston, (7th grade, Miller MS in Kingston)    
  •  Erik Simon (7th grade, Ichabod Crane MS, Valatie)     
  • Henry Cowherd (7th grade, Ichabod Crane MS, Valatie)

Schools Represented

  1. Bulkeley Middle School, Rhinebeck
  2. J. Watson Bailey Middle School, Kingston
  3. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook
  4. M. Clifford Miller Middle School, Kingston
  5. Germantown Central School, Germantown
  6. Rondout Valley Middle School, Accord
  7. Ichabod Crane Middle School, Valatie
  8. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville
  9. Chatham Middle School, Chatham
  10. Faith Christian Academy, Poughkeepsie
  11. High Meadow School, Stone Ridge
  12. Mill Road Elementary School, Red Hook, NY
  13. North Park Elementary School, Hyde Park
  14. Orville A Todd Middle School, Poughkeepsie
  15. Our Montessori School
  16. Taconic Hills Middle School, Craryville
  17. Vail Farm Elementary School, Lagrangeville

Engaging Math Talk
The contest was followed by a wonderful math talk by Jim Belk and Maria Belk on the Mathematics of Rock, Paper, Scissor (want to know more? Read about Princeton mathematician John Nash and the Nash Equilibrium).