Winners Announced in 28th Annual Math Bowl Held at NWF State College

3/11/2015

Teams from 17 Northwest Florida high schools competed in the 28th annual Math Bowl at Northwest Florida State College on Friday, March 6, at the college's Niceville campus.

After a day-long competition consisting of written exams and ciphering matches, an awards ceremony was held for the event's team and individual winners.

Team winners

Class X - 1st place: Rocky Bayou Christian School; 2nd place: NWF State College Collegiate High School; 3rd place: Freeport High School.

Class Y - 1st place: Gulf Breeze High School; 2nd place: Maclay School (Tallahassee); 3rd place: Pensacola Catholic.

Class Z - 1st place: Chiles High School (Tallahassee); 2nd place: Rickards High School (Tallahassee); 3rd place: Lincoln High School (Tallahassee).

Individual winners

Class X - 1st: Ricky Gal of Collegiate High; 2nd: James Sung of Rocky Bayou; 3rd: Alex Barys of Collegiate High; 4th: Ryan Lechner of Freeport; 5th: Cameron Esses of Rocky Bayou.

Class Y - 1st: Andrew Carney of Gulf Breeze; 2nd: Camille Adkison of Gulf Breeze; 3rd: Sadhana Ponnaluri of Maclay; 4th: Ken Vincent of Gulf Breeze; 5th: Jessica Laenger of Gulf Breeze.

Class Z - 1st: Brian Ahn of Chiles; 2nd: Graham O'Donnell of Lincoln; 3rd and 4th (tie): Jamie Gao of Chiles and Jeewo Kang of Rickards; 5th: Jaewon Shim of Chiles.

In addition to trophies for individual and team winners, the highest scoring student in each category received a cash award of $50, and the overall highest among all categories received an additional $50. Ricky Gal of Collegiate High and Andrew Carney of Gulf Breeze each received $50, and Brian Ahn of Chiles received $100.