Apex College Prep Announces Winners of Middle School Math Tournament

Apex College Prep is pleased to announce winners of Middle School Math Tournament organized by Julie Yi. Read More...

Online PR News – 06-June-2011 – – WALNUT CREEK, CA – May 27, 2011 - Apex College Prep team (Junesoo Jeon, Ryan Jiang, Jiheum Yeom, Jackson Stenger), coached by Jason Yi, placed first out of 8 teams at the 3rd Annual Apex Math Olympiad at Dorris Eaton School on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Placing second was Los Cerros Middle School team (Claire Bekker, Lauren Glenn, Reilly Olson, Ryan Olson, Brian Yu) and third was another Apex College Prep team (Kailash Baas, Grant Stenger, Michael Wornow, Harry Yoon). 40 students in grades 6 to 8 each competed face-to-face for 3 hours on 5-member teams.

Sponsored by Apex College Prep and organized by Julie Yi, the students had to solve 20 to 25 clever, engaging, and challenging problems on a variety of mathematical topics. This produced an exciting atmosphere for student and teacher alike.

Junesoo Jeon of Apex College Prep was the outstanding individual for the day, taking first place in an exhilarating playoff. Placing second was Jiheum Yeom of Apex College Prep, Brian Yu of Los Cerros Middle School was third.

About Apex Math Tournament: The tournament is a regional annual math competition sponsored by Apex College Prep with the help of Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS). MOEMS developed the program to promote students to engage in a fun and challenging competition during the months between March when the last MOEMS contest is given and summer.

Apex College Prep, a leading K-12 afterschool education center located in Walnut Creek CA is dedicated to giving students the confidence and skills to succeed. We provide rigorous supplemental curricula for students at all grade-levels in a comfortable setting that offers both supervised homework sessions and specialized tutoring.