Friday, November 21, 2014

Math Team Takes Top Score among 105 Nebraska Schools

The Mount Michael Knights had an award winning day at the 25th annual UNL Math Day.  On the PROBE I (Problems Requiring Original and Brilliant Effort), for the first time in school history, Mount Michael took first  place out of all 105 schools participating.  This also marks the 9th time the Knights placed first in their division in the last 11 years and they placed second the other two years.  The Knights had 12 individuals place in the top 50 out of 1506 participants. 

Probe I
Young Joon Park and Jae Jun Park tied for 3rd
Ikjoo Oh placed 7th,
Yixie Chen placed 12th
Jonathan Collins placed 18th
Junho Ho placed 25th
Michael Kim placed 27th
Dong Lui placed 34th
Junwoo Lee placed 36th
Jingue Jung placed 43rd
Junbin Huang and Taesung Kim tied for 49th 

Probe II 
The top 40 students from the PROBE I competition are invited to participate in the PROBE II competition. Jae Jun Park placed 9th, earning him a $2000 scholarship.

Quiz Bowl Champions
In the quiz bowl competition, the Knights won their division, led by seniors Jonathan Collins, Junwoo Lee, Fletcher Lin, Young Yoon Park, and Tae Sung Kim.

Complete results for the UNL Math Day can be found on the event's website

Listed below are the Knights that participated in the UNL Math Day.

Seniors                                                                 Sophomores
Jonathan Collins                                                Andrew Ahn
Young Yoon Park                                               Broden Kaps
Fletcher Lin                                                        Zach Cairney
Junwoo Lee                                                        Junho Ho
Tae Sung Kim                                                     Ik Joo Oh
David Choi                                                           Jin Seok Jung
                                                                              Nick Huetter
Juniors                                                                 Michael Ecker
Jae Jun Park                                                        Alex Earsley
Jin Gue Jung                                                        Shengwei Dai
Yixie Chin
Dong Liu                                                               Freshmen
Junbin Huang                                                      Garrett Gloeb
Min Chang Kim                                                   Matthew Thiele
Christian Keller                                                   John Kuhry
Zach Hytrek                                                         Lukas Williams
                                                                              Nolan Huetter