Zionsville High School sweeps up at recent HU math competition

Huntington University hosted teams from eight high schools, including Huntington North High School, for its 18th annual Huntington University High School Mathematics Competition on Oct. 25.

The schools competed for individual and team awards. The first place team award went to Zionsville High School, with St. Joseph High School, in South Bend, placing second and Marion High School earning third place.

The top three individual awards all went to students from Zionsville High School, with Charlie Chiang placing first, Jeremy Chiang second and Grant Thompson third.

Other schools competing were Ayersville (OH) High School, Howe Military Academy, Warsaw Community High School and West Noble High School.

The competition included questions from algebra, geometry and general mathematics. Aspen Dirr, an HU junior from Angola, served as student coordinator of the event. The competition was overseen by Dr. Brian Rice, Dr. Andrew Hoffman and Dr. Jeff Lehman, all of HU’s mathematics and computer science department.