Oswego High School’s Mathletes finished in second place in the Southwest Prairie Conference Math Contest held on December 4 at North Central College in Naperville. The students received first place awards in five of the 15 events, second place in four events, and third place in three events.
Earning first-place recognitions were the following students: Jessica Edwards, Jonah Engel, Sarah Frantik, Jessica Johnson, Connor Kispert, Sydney Lloyd, Emily Thompson and Iva Veseli for the Junior/Senior 8-person Team; Nicole Arnold, Joe Conidi, Bo Pradel and Caitlin Witt for Optimization; Jessica Edwards, Jonah Engel, Connor Kispert and Nate Vojtik for Conic Sections; Jessica Johnson, Nikita Patel, Kirby Shramuk and Spencer Seeger for Logarithmic and Exponential Equations; and Dona Ganzorig, Chaz Im, Tom Mereness, Tiana Ninic and Bo Pradel for Calculator Team.
Second place finishers included the Freshmen/Sophomore Eight-Person Team of Kaylon Draney, Adam Hansen, Ethan Heidrich, Anna Howell, Tiana Ninic, Mateusz Oskarbski, Ben Sapet and Max Shramuk.
Also earning a second place recognition were Amy Annala, Nathan Maher, Connor Pavlina and Iva Veseli for Geometry and Trig of a Right Triangle; Alec Copeda, Sarah Frantik, Spencer Seeger and Steven Seeger, for Systems of Equations; and Michael Egan, Dona Ganzorig, Adam Hansen and Luke Moran for Factoring.
Trig Applications competitors Cameron Dosch, Zach Gardner, Emily Thompson and Andrew Walden received a third-place score; as did Nick Latzo, Liliana Mendoza, Kayla Perez and Andy Vogler for Circles; and Cleo Alperin, Jenny Iverson, Trisha Nickerson and John Watson for Linear Equations.
Special thanks to Oswego 308 for the release.