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Hillel Advance to National Mathematical Champion Final Round

April 30, 2012

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The Jamaican Mathematical Olympiad (JMO) seeks to identify the top students in each grade level (7th to 11th). The competition commenced on Monday, February 27 with 9 students from Hillel Academy submitting an entry. Five students (Leah Taylor, Arielle Silvera, Sabria Hector, Jonathon Lewis and Anubhav Pattanaik) advanced to the semi-final round of the competition which was held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the University of the West Indies. Two of these students are now through to the final round. They are Anubhav Pattanaik, Grade 9 Arielle Silvera, Grade 10.

By advancing to the Final Round, they have established themselves among the top 30 students nationally at their grade level and now have a chance to become a National Mathematical Champion for their grade for this year. The Final Round consists of two events. The first is a mathematics workshop to be conducted by the Department of Mathematics. This will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10 am to 3 pm at the UWI, Mona Campus. The second event is the Final Round examination. This will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the UWI, Mona Campus.

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