Morgan Park Academy’s math team began competition season with a bang, bringing home an armful of ribbons and medals home from the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) regional competition at Saint Xavier University on Feb. 23, 2019.

Nearly two dozen Upper School students combined to help the Warriors win their region with 504 points, the third-best score among 71 schools in Division 1A statewide.

Team members include seniors Murphy Chen, Bryan Coronado, Ethan Deng, Tony Tang, and Will Wei; juniors Chelsea Chai, Jason Chen, Anthony Jurek, Shane Liu, and Luming Zhao; sophomores Sabrina Eng, Shuji Lu, Oscar Zhang, and Wayne Zhang; and freshmen Tiffany Chen, Elijah Davis, Tom Gu, Chris Ji, Lana Liu, Lydia Liu, and Merlin Mo; and coaches James Goehmann and Catie McAlister.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Algebra 1 — second place, Merlin Mo
Geometry — third place, Shuji Lu
Pre-Calculus — first place (tie), Tony Tang

TEAM AWARDS
Algebra 1 — second place
Pre-Calculus — first place
Calculator — second place
Oral — second place
Freshman-Sophomore 8-Person — first place
Freshman-Sophomore 2-Person — first place
Junior-Senior 2-Person — first place

Congratulations, all, and good luck at the state finals in May!