14 August 2017

Australian Mathematics Competition

The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) was held during Week 1 of Winter Term. This year we had 677 students from Years 3 to 12 complete the 75 minute paper which tested their mathematical problem solving skills. This year was our most successful in recent history highlighting the wealth of Mathematical talent across each year group at Scotch College. Of the students receiving high commendations, there were 214 Proficiency winners, 225 Credit winners, 88 Distinction winners, 15 High Distinction winners and an outstanding six Prize winners.

High Distinctions are awarded to students achieving in the top 2% of the state which is an outstanding achievement.

Congratulations to the following boys who were awarded High Distinctions:

Brent Morton

Year 9

Keys

Justin Kalugin

Year 9

St Andrews

Andrew Singh

Year 10

Anderson

Michael Kailis

Year 10

Ross

Griffin Mathias

Year 10

Shearer

Hugo Akindele-Obe

Year 11

Alexander

Jonathan Yeo

Year 11

Ferguson

Tristan Barrow

Year 11

Ross

Ridge Mannikko

Year 11

Shearer

A Prize is awarded to students achieving in the top 0.3% and is awarded to only a handful of students in the state.

Congratulations to the following boys who were awarded Prizes:

Prentice Shepherd

Year9

Ross

Yeulin Shen

Year 10

Brisbane

Kartik Khanna

Year 10

Shearer