The Ladue Middle School MathCounts team placed first in the Missouri MathCounts Competition on Saturday.
The four-person team consisted of Stephen Jiang (8), Jason Ding (8), Anthony Wang (7) and Will Bender (7). In the lightning-quick Countdown round, Anthony Wang (7) took 2nd place and William Pan (8) placed 4th.
Nine LMS students participated in the Individual competition, all of whom placed in the Top 20. Seven of the Top 10 Math kids in the state are Ladue Middle School students!
Note that the top four finishers (three from LMS) make up the Missouri team that competes in the National MathCounts competition in Orlando in May!
Here are the students and their final positions:
1) Stephen Jiang (8)
2) Anthony Wang (7)
3) Jason Ding (8)
5) Will Bender (7)
7) William Pan (8)
9) Samuel Chen (7)
10) William Xie (8)
16) Marina Sha (8)
18) Iris Zhou (7)