King’s sponsors competition for mathematics scholars

January 31st, 2018 6:01 am

The King’s College Mathematics Department recently sponsored a competition for more than 100 high school students. Owen Li of Wyoming Seminary was the first place winner for the individual competition and received a $1,500 scholarship to King’s renewable annually. Cosette Zhou of Wyoming Seminary placed second and received a $1,000 scholarship to King’s renewable annually. One “top finisher” from each participating high school received a $500 scholarship to King’s renewable annually. Meyer’s “top finisher” was Charlie Carvajal; Nanticoke’s “top finisher” was Andrew Stratton; Wyoming Seminary’s “top finisher” was Owen Li; and, Wyoming Valley West’s “top finisher” was Brendan Woods. Shown are, first row: Jonquil Throop, Pittston Area; Hanako Ferro, Berwick; Andrew Lewis Faul, Wyoming Valley West; AJ Jordan, MMI Prep; Brandon Lawson, Honesdale; Victoria Collum, Meyers; Kaitlyn Bigos, Greater Nanticoke Area; Nikolai Stefanov, Wyoming Seminary, Emily Evers, Carlisle; and Liam Katz, Hazleton. Standing: Eric Greggo, King’s Admissions; Dr. Janine Janoski, King’s Mathematics Department; faculty representatives James Kupetz, Pittston Area; Todd Gunther, Berwick Area; Ed Groth, Wyoming Valley West; Susan Moyer, MMI Prep; Michael Rosar, Honesdale High School; Michael Ostrum, Meyers; Barbara Warman, Greater Nanticoke Area; Jim Doherty, Wyoming Seminary; Kelly Brent, Carlisle High School; and Mike Brennan, Hazleton; Karen McCready, King’s Mathematics Department; and Michelle Oliva and Dr. Tom Landon, King’s Admissions. Absent from photo: Tristen Adams, Hazleton Academy.