The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
More than 200 students from 38 Clark County schools gathered at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) to participate in this city’s first all-girls math tournament in Southern Nevada (Photo credit: Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas)

The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

The event was free and open to all third through eighth grade students and was designed to create a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) event specifically designed for and geared toward female students.

The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

Students tested their mathematics skills by participating in an individual written exam and a team activity involving math games and puzzles. Students competed against members of their own grades and skill levels.

The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

Winners received trophies, medals and monetary prizes. Top teams from the team round received prizes as well.

The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
The First All-Girls Math Tournament, Orange County Math Circle at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

Winners included:

  • Mia Lorenzo, 8th grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Annabelle Chu, 8th grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Grace Gu, 8th grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Madeline Young, 7th Grade, Challenger School
  • Melanie Ha, 7th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Riana Mission, 7th Grade, Hyde Park Middle School
  • Elizabeth Ha, 6th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Freya Zhang, 6th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Amy Lum, 6th Grade, Hyde Park Middle School
  • Merina Saeger, 5th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Merve Aydogu, 5th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Kaylee Tsai, 5th Grade, Las Vegas Day School
  • Ashritha Kalakuntla, 4th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Vaniata Indrakumar, 4th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Vidya Indrakumar, 4th Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Pradnya Kappally, 3rd Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Emma Mele, 3rd Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
  • Aileen Kim, 3rd Grade, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

WHERE:
Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
1051 Sandy Ridge Ave.
Henderson, NV 89052