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December 20, 2017 – The King’s College Mathematics Department recently sponsored a competition involving more than 110 students from 11 local high schools.

Participating students took part in both individual and team competitions. Owen Li of Wyoming Seminary was the first place winner for the individual competition and received a $1,500 scholarship to King’s renewable annually based on good academic standing. Cosette Zhou of Wyoming Seminary placed second and received a $1,000 scholarship to King’s renewable annually. 

One student from each participating high school was named “top finisher.”  Each of those students received a $500 scholarship to King’s renewable annually. Meyer’s “top finisher” was Charlie Carvajal; Nanticoke’s “top finisher” was Andrew Stratton; Wyoming Seminary’s “top finisher” was Owen Li; and, Wyoming Valley West’s “top finisher” was Brendan Woods. 

Pictured are student representatives from the participating high schools, seated from left: Jonquil Throop, Pittston Area; Hanako Ferro, Berwick; Andrew Lewis Faul, Wyoming Valley West; AJ Jordan, MMI Prep; Brandon Lawson, Honesdale; Victoria Collum, Meyers; Kaitlyn Bigos, Greater Nanticoke Area; Nikolai Stefanov, Wyoming Seminary, Emily Evers, Carlisle; and Liam Katz, Hazleton. 

Standing are Eric Greggo, King’s Admissions; Dr. Janine Janoski, King’s Mathematics Department; faculty representatives James Kupetz, Pittston Area; Todd Gunther, Berwick Area; Ed Groth, Wyoming Valley West; Susan Moyer, MMI Prep; Michael Rosar, Honesdale High School; Michael Ostrum, Meyers; Barbara Warman, Greater Nanticoke Area; Jim Doherty, Wyoming Seminary; Kelly Brent, Carlisle High School; and Mike Brennan, Hazleton; Karen McCready, King’s Mathematics Department; and Michelle Oliva and Dr. Tom Landon, King’s Admissions. Absent from photo: Tristen Adams, Hazleton Academy.