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ICAS and the Australian Mathematics Competition

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Week 6, Term Four, 2017

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Years 7 to 10 participated in the University of New South Wales ICAS Mathematics Competition in Term Three. Several students keen maths students in Years 11 and 12 also participated in the Australian Mathematics Competition as well as ICAS.

Students from Somerset College achieved excellent results and those students whose achievements were outstanding were rewarded with Certificates of Merit, Credit, Distinction and High Distinction.

2017 - T4 - W6 - maths comp

ICAS Results:

In Year 12 one student achieved in the 100th percentile and was awarded the prestigious Medal for ICAS-Mathematics in recognition of her efforts. Congratulations to Melantha Wang. Melantha has been invited to the ICAS medal presentation ceremony at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in December.

In total, 10 students achieved scores in the top 1 per cent of both the state and nation and were awarded High Distinction certificates. We had 44 students achieve results in the top 6 per cent of the state and were awarded Distinction certificates. The names of these students appear below.

High Distinction (Top 1% of Queensland and Australia)

Year 7 - Jorminna Ma, Kei Naito, Nathalie Brown

Year 8 - Miku Adachi

Year 9 - Desmond Chuah, James Guy, Marcus Ibsen

Year 10 - Kevin Song, Harry Ko

Year 12 - Melantha Wang

Distinction (Top 6% of Queensland)

Year 7 - Jason Li, Anna Georgeson, Marc Hagan, Aaron Lim, Joe Wright-Smith, Lan Xue, Amaani Bhasin, Morgane Garrier, Katherine Jordan, Emily Mai, Arimasa Uchida

Year 8 - Elaine Wang, Chloe Ming, Sofie Smith, Maito Yamaguchi, Angus Cheung, Momoe Gondo, Vincent Chen, Joy Jeng, Nada Ann Wilson, Will Barry, Roy Hsu, Felix Jackson-King, Troy Turman, Tris Zhou

Year 9 - Peter Harris, Jack Hellier, Jack Luke-Paredi, Joanne Ryu, Monish Chand, Tim Lee, Shige Xu, Benjamin Agnew, Nikita Khari

Year 10 - Ray Cheng, Matthew Sprague, Adam Gornitsky, Brock Hudson, Manfridi Bondi, Zara Smith, Alan Wang, Zachary Lai, Ainsly Mccarthy

Year 11 - Scott Sang

Australian Mathematics Competition Results:

In total, six students were awarded Distinction certificates and six students were awarded Credit certificates. One student achieved in the top 100 percentile rank and was awarded a High Distinction certificate.

The names of these students appear below.

High Distinction Award

Year 12 - Melantha Wang (100th percentile rank)

Distinction Award

Year 12 - Jina Hong, Kelly Park

Year 11 - Jason Zhang, Scott Sang, Jason Adams, Grace Kennett

Credit Award

Year 12 - Lauren Sprague, Ashraf Docrat, Clayton Kennett, Joshua Redfern

Year 11 - Uni Kyeong, Kirsty Brodbeck

Participation Award

Year 11 - Tiffany Yuen

I would like to recognise the participation of students from Somerset College with certificates and congratulate them on their efforts and achievements.

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