Jianglai (Lavender) Zhang – Top scorer in the 2016 AMC 12 contest
On February 17, 2016, 13 students from ECHS participated in the 67th annual American Mathematics Contest 12 (AMC 12).
“For more than 60 years, students across the country have taken up the challenge of America’s longest-running and most prestigious math contests, The American Mathematics Competitions (AMC). Every year, at thousands of schools in every state, more than 350,000 students are presented with a set of questions rich in content…” (AMC website)
This year’s contest winner, who scored the highest on the AMC 12 for ECHS, was Jianglai (Lavender) Zhang. She received a special pin during her third block calculus class presented to her by High School Principal Mrs. Ruth Kuder and Math Club Sponsor Mrs. Deborah Andrews. The contest is 75 minutes long with 25 questions to be answered without a calculator. Congratulations, Lavender!