S-C Math Team Takes 2nd at Father Tolton Event
The Smith-Cotton High School Math Team placed second in the large school division Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Father Tolton Math Relays in Columbia.
S-C’s Edward Toderescu finished third overall among sophomores in Division II, while David Cho was second among juniors and Sarah Bergman was second among seniors.
Bergman took first in Logarithms & Exponents, with teammate Aly Shaw finishing in fifth place; Toderescu was first in Word Problems with Vladislav Husyev taking eighth place; and Cho took first in Algebra 11 with Val Toderescu finishing in third and Makenna Steger in eighth.
In the team competitions, S-C took second among freshmen (Jacob Acklin and Cailiosa Dempsey) and juniors (Makenna Steger and Val Toderescu), and third among sophomores (Maria Aonzo, Edward Toderescu and Valentyna Usyk), seniors (Sarah Bergman, Aly Shaw, Andriy Usyk and Nathan White) and in the mixed team category (Camden Gear, Vladislav Husyev, David Cho, and Mikhail Husyev).
Other individual awards:
Probability and Statistics: Andriy Usyk, second; Nathan White, third; Mikhail Husyev, fifth
Trigonometry: Sarah Bergman, second; Robert Martin, fifth; Aly Shaw, 10th
Geometry 10: Edward Toderescu, second; Vladislav Husyev, fifth; Valentyna Usyk, eighth
Manual Computation 10: Edward Toderescu, second; Vladislav Husyev, sixth; Valentyna Usyk, eighth
Algebra 10: Vladislav Husyev, second; Edward Toderescu, third; Maria Aonzo, fifth; Valentyna Usyk, 10th
Algebra 9: Jacob Acklin, third; Camden Gear, eighth
Word Problems 11: David Cho, third; Makenna Steger, seventh; Val Toderescu, eighth
ACT Like Questions: Robert Martin, fourth
Manual Computation 11: David Cho, fourth; Val Toderescu, seventh
Geometry 11: David Cho, fourth; Val Toderescu, fifth; Makenna Steger, sixth
Geometry 9: Jacob Acklin, fifth; Camden Gear, ninth
Word Problems 9: Jacob Acklin, fifth
Math in Science: Mikhail Husyev, sixth; Nathan White, eighth; Andriy Usyk, 10th
Manual Computation 9: Jacob Acklin, seventh
Calculus/Advanced Topics: Aly Shaw, eighth; Mikhail Husyev, 10th
PreCalculus: Nathan White, eighth; Ashley Grotzinger, ninth; Andriy Usyk, 10th
Word Problems 12: Sarah Bergman, 10th