FSA math Olympiad dominates tourney

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Fulton Science Academy Private School’s math Olympiad team continues to dominate math tournaments this year.

After winning first place in three different math competitions, FSA’s math team attended the 2014 Dunwoody High School Invitational tournament on Saturday, Jan. 18 and won first place as a team with an overall score of 157 points. The second-place team, Webb Bridge Middle School, followed at 152 points.

Additionally, FSA eighth-grader Brian Shoffeitt won first place individually among all students.

Earlier this school year, Fulton Science Academy Private School also won first place as team in the 2013 Luella High School Math Competition, the 2013 War Eagle Math Competition (Accelerated Division) and the 2013 Rockdale Math Competition.

Fulton Science Academy’s math team includes Shoffeitt, Jean Moorman, Charlie Furniss, Hasan Unal, Araneesh Pratap, Katherine Li, Mira Mutnick, Julian Hamelberg, Aditya Choudhari, Ananya Terala, Karuna Kumar and Elaine Wen.

“I applaud all math Olympiad students and math teachers for their tireless efforts, hard work and dedication,” said FSA Principal Kenan Sener. “Achievements like this do not come easy. We have now started preparing our students for national and international math competitions, and we hope to bring many trophies to our wonderful city of Alpharetta in a very near future.”