Severn Park High leads math contest so far ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY EDUCATION

December 07, 1992

The Anne Arundel Community College has been sponsor to a countywide math competition between high schools since the early '70s.

Held at the college's Arnold campus, individuals and teams compete in a one-hour test in which a score of 6 is perfect.

Scoring includes adding each school's top three individual scores to its highest team score for an overall mark.

This year's competition so far has Severna Park in the lead, South River High second and Annapolis High School third.

The Severna Park team, defending champions from last year, racked up a perfect score as a team, assisted by team member Adam Meyerson scoring his second prefect score this year in the individual competition.

South River received a five out of a possible six points on team problems.

Jason McCullers of Annapolis High, John Filigenzi of Arundel High and John Allanbrook of Key School received five out of six on their individual scores.

The last round, the second of five throughout the academic year, saw 146 participants from both public and private high schools throughout the county.

The current standings are: (Based on a possible 24 overall points) Severna Park, 22.34 points; South River, 17.34; Annapolis, 17; Meade, 16.33; Arundel, 15.67; Northeast, 13.

Also, Glen Burnie and Key, 12.67; Chesapeake, 12.66; North County, 11.33; St. Mary's, 10.67.

Also, Broadneck, 8.34; Severn, 5.67; Southern, 4.33; and Old Mill, 3.33.

The third round is scheduled for Saturday.

For more information on future competitions, contact Cathy Hess, a mathematics instructor at the college and competition director, at 541-2574.

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