USAMO Medalist Benjamin Gunby Profiled in D.C. Paper
|June 29, 2011|
Local Washington, D.C., newspaper The Northwest Current recently profiled 2011 USAMO winner Benjamin Gunby (Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC). Gunby is currently preparing to compete for the USA team at the 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad on July 16-24 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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A gold medal-winner at the 2010 IMO, Gunby was also the winner of the 2010 Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament and the 2010 American Regions Mathematics League. He was honored alongside the nation's best and the brightest at the 2010 White House Science Fair. He would like to thank his supportive family and his math teacher, Andy Lipps, who has been incredible for supporting mathematics at Georgetown Day School. He will be attending MIT in the fall.
The mission of the MAA's American Mathematics Competitions is to increase interest in mathematics and to develop problem solving through a fun competition. Teachers and schools benefit from the chance to challenge students with interesting mathematical questions that are aligned with curriculum standards at all levels of difficulty. In addition, students gain the opportunity to learn and achieve through competition with students in their school and around the world.