We Are Proud: MAA American Mathematics Competition 8
March 11, 2019
We Are Proud of Jinu Lee, Horizon Middle School West Campus student, for competing in the Mathematical Association of America’s American Mathematics Competition for middle school students. The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. Lee placed first with his score of 17 in the competition at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School in Fargo. He also placed first in the section (sixth-grade students), earned an Honor Roll certificate for scoring in the top 5 percent nationally, and earned a certificate of achievement for students in grade 6 and below who score higher than 15. Lee’s teacher is Christy Leier, his math teachers are Jenna Trosvik and Rick Eidsness, and his gifted and talented teacher is Leigh Dornfeld.