Math Team Takes 1st Place at the Clemson Calculus Challenge
Spring Valley ranked 1st Place in Division 3 for the 4th year consecutively! Six students from the Math Team, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC competed in the 10th Annual Clemson Calculus Challenge. The overall 1st Place winner among Division 3 schools was Spring Valley! The team members were: David Qu, Richard Chen, Nitya Kamdar, Jonathan Clymer, Clayton Brandenburg, and Gregory Rassolov.
David Qu ranked 2nd Place at the Clemson Calculus Challenge in the Written Examination for Division 3. He also received a $500 scholarship to Clemson and a plaque.
The "Lemniscates" Team won 2nd Place in the Team Ciphering Round. The team received a plaque. Participants on this team were: David Qu, Richard Chen, and Gregory Rassolov.
Hats off to the calculus teachers, Matt Owens and Denise Stiffler, their coach, and parents for the time spent to prepare for this challenge.