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Suzanne Mathletes Win Gold

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May 12, 2016                                                                          Walnut, CA 91789



Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources

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Suzanne Mathletes Win Gold

WALNUT, CA-- The Suzanne Middle School MATHCOUNTS team won a dozen gold medals during this year’s L.A. County Math Field Day on April 30.

Members are eighth graders Darren Chen, William Lin, Tyler Xu and Clement Chan.

Over 30 school districts from across the county sent teams to the event held at Glendale High School. The competition has a new format which focuses on Common Core mathematics curriculum and teamwork.  

Students worked together in teams to solve problems and explain their understanding.  Teams were graded on mathematical knowledge and judged on group interaction and collaboration.

Suzanne’s MATHCOUNTS team took the top prize in both the Problem Solving and Conceptual Understanding categories.  They also took home a teamwork participation medal.

“It was a very exciting and rewarding day for our mathletes,” said coach Amy Erickson.


Suzanne Middle School MATHCOUNTS team members Tyler Xu, William Lin, Darren Chen, and Clement Chan won gold medals during the L.A. County Math Field Day on April 30.  

Suzanne Middle School MATHCOUNTS coach Amy Erickson congratulates gold medal winners Tyler Xu, William Lin, Darren Chen, and Clement Chan.