### Math Day 2013

Winners of the 56th Annual Vermont High School Prize Examination in Mathematics were honored at the annual Math Day awards luncheon hosted by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics on May 20, 2013.

The High School Prize Examination, administered by members of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, is one of the longest running annual high school mathematics contests in the US. Awards were given to the top eight students in Vermont, as well as the top two students in each of five regions of the state. Congratulations to all of this year's winners!

2013 State and Regional Winners of the 56th Annual Vermont High School Prize Examination in Mathematics

Dr. Josh Bongard presents a talk on 'Robots: Subjects or Masters?' in honor of the students

First Prize, Matthew Wu, Essex High School

Second Prize, Zachary Farr, Bellows Free Academy - St. Albans

Third Prize (tie), Vignesh Rajendran, Essex High School

Third Prize (tie), Binyan Ding, Lyndon Institute

Fifth Prize (tie), Benjamin Matson, Burlington High School

Fifth Prize (tie), Han Chen, Burr & Burton Academy

Eighth Prize (tie), Matthew Ellison, Mt. Mansfield Union High School

Eighth Prize (tie), Lawrence Wang, St. Johnsbury Academy

First Prize Region 1, Cody Yu, South Burlington High School

Second Prize Region 1, Nate Brennan, Essex High School

First Prize Region 2, Jae Hong Kim, St. Johnsbury Academy

Second Prize Region 2, Rong Ding, Lyndon Institute

First Prize Region 3, David Burt, Middlebury Union High School

Second Prize Region 3, Kirby Gordon, Montpelier High School

First Prize Region 4 (tie), Jia Yuan Tian, Burr & Burton Academy

First Prize Region 4 (tie), Weiyun Hua, Burr & Burton Academy

First Prize Region 5 (tie), Christopher Gish, The Sharon Academy

First Prize Region 5 (tie), Ethan Hill, Windsor High School