Connolly Students Place in Math Olympiad Program

connolly-photo-math-olympians.jpg
Students from Connolly Elementary School were among the nearly 150,000 students worldwide to participate this year in the Math Olympiad program. In order to prepare for the competition, they took part in a series of contests and practice sessions under the supervision and coaching of teacher Victoria DeLuise. She taught the children to solve unusual and difficult problems and to think creatively.

Participants are seen here:

Front row: Adrianna Gigliotti, Carina Gigliotti, Sophia Chu (second place), Steven Bailey (tie for first place), Danny Ortiz DaCosta (tie for first place), Gregory Villafane (third place), Eva Sunshine.

Back row: Faculty Advisor Mrs. DeLuise,  Kelly Bruce, Japnour Bhasin, Christie Annunziato, Nicole Serrano, Paolo Cacio and principal Mrs. Sekelsky.  Not pictured is Markwan Angulo.