McCallie Math Students Score Well On TMTA testing

Monday, April 16, 2018

Several McCallie students posted top scores for Chattanooga at the annual Statewide High School Mathematics Contest sponsored by the Tennessee Mathematics Teachers’ Association. 

The TMTA testing is broken down into six math subjects — Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Statistics, Precalculus and Calculus — and McCallie had 23 students place in the Top 10 of these categories. Daniel Jeong (Algebra II), John Arrowsmith (Precalculus), Jackson Vandergriff (Calculus) and Hanson Zhang (Statistics) each finished with the city’s high score in their category. 

The Top 10 TMTA test scores for Chattanooga by McCallie students are: 

Geometry
2nd Amaar Memon
7th Jack Harris
10th Andrew Negus

Algebra II
1st Daniel Jeong
2nd Timothy Brock
3rd Caleb Aslinger
5th Henry Xu
7th Brian Trowbridge 

Precalculus
1st John Arrowsmith
2nd Shrihari Subramaniam
5th (tie) Riley Parker
5th (tie) Charles Smith
7th Bill Gu
9th Jiayi Li
10th Keshav Eldurkar

Calculus
1st Jackson Vandergriff
3rd Jaden Long
4th Benjamin McDonough
6th Sawyer Lyons
10th Harrison Stuart

Statistics
1st Hanson Zhang
2nd Adam Wang
3rd James Leung
4th Max Che

The TMTA state math test began in 1957 to combine several regional math tests in the state with the major purposes “to stimulate interest in mathematics by encouraging more students to include mathematics in their programs of study and, thereby, to raise the level of mathematics competence in Tennessee; and to honor those students who are outstanding in their knowledge of mathematics through appropriate public recognition in their schools and their communities.”



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