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Atlantic High LogoThe 4th annual Palm Beach Atlantic University High School Mathematics Competition was held Saturday morning, May 12, in Lassiter Hall on the university’s campus.

Nine high school teams from Boca Raton to Ft. Pierce attended the competition.

The team from Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach was declared champion of the 3-hour competition consisting of real-life mathematics problems whose solutions required applications of concepts from Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics and Calculus. 

Atlantic’s 5-member winning team consisted of seniors Hayden Jansen (also winner of the Pathfinder Award in Mathematics), Michael Klionsky (Valedictorian), Gowri Nayar, Hanif Ahmed and Benny Tom.

Atlantic’s winning team members won TI-Nspire graphing calculators and $375 in gift certificates to Best Buy.

It was the second competition championship for Atlantic in the last three years of the competition.

Following Atlantic in 2nd place was the team from Suncoast Math/Science/Engineering (MSE) Magnet School.

Some of the other schools with one or more teams competing were Seminole Ridge, Port St. Lucie Centennial, Seminole Ridge and Spanish River.

For more information, contact Russ Williams at russell.williams@palmbeachschools.org.

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