Teams and individual students took home honors following the 26th annual Albert E. Lampen Mathematics Contest and Conference, held at Hope College on Saturday, Nov. 14.
The contest consists of a 30-question, multiple
choice test administered in a 90-minute time span.
Approximately 120 students from 16 high schools
Winning teams in class A, B, C and D, and the
overall top team, were determined by adding the scores of
each school's top four individual scorers. In addition,
first- through seventh-place prizes were awarded to the top
Glenbrook High School of Northbrook, Ill., was
recognized for the overall highest team total. Okemos High
School was the top team in Class A, Holland Christian High
School was the top team in Class B, Allendale High School
was the top team in Class C and Western Michigan Christian
High School of Muskegon was the top team in Class D.
David Dueber of Glenbrook High School won first
place. Brian Schroeder of Okemos High School won second
In a four-way tie for third place were: Joel
Louwsma of Holland Christian High School, Wayland Ni of
Okemos High School, Matt Rozen of Glenbrook and Gun Song of
Glenbrook High School.
In a two-way tie for seventh place were Ursula
Chen and Eric Geib, both of Glenbrook High School.
Each winning team received a trophy. Individual
prize-winners received cash prizes as well as certificates
that may be used for tuition at Hope if they decide to
enroll at the college after graduating from high school.
While the students participated in the contest,
their teachers attended a conference during which members of
the Hope faculty and high school teachers gave talks on
incorporating technology into classroom teaching.