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Math Team

Participation on the Math Team provides an innovative and entertaining way to engage high-performing students in mathematics. Students are encouraged to analyze and explore challenging problems that often require creative solutions - strengthening the participants critical thinking skills.  
The St. Joe's math team regularly competes in two leagues - New York Math League and Atlantic-Pacific Math League. The participants are given 6 questions to answer, developed to challenge even the most gifted students. The preparation done as a team encourages problem-solving discussions in a supportive academic environment.
In April 2017, the team competed in the regional competition held at D'Youville College. The team, made up of five juniors and one sophomore, placed second overall in the competition. Each individual also qualified for the national event to be held in May.
Pictured below: standing left to right: Andrew Ferguson '18, Riley Brotz '19, Mason Benz '18, Eric Corra '18; seated left to right: Vikram Singh '18, Nate Atkins '18
Math team members
Mason Benz '18 led the team as Sprint Round champion and held the highest overall score for a junior - earning him a $4,000 scholarship to attend D'Youville's Summer Statistics course.