Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics


HS Math Contest at Loyola

HS Math Contest at Loyola

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics(*) at Loyola University Chicago and the MTA (Mathematics Teachers Association of Chicago and Vicinity) sponsored the annual math contest for the Chicagoland area Catholic High Schools on Saturday, February 8th, 2014. Students from 15 area Catholic High Schools competed on a written test in mathematics. The test was divided into individual and team competition. The schools were divided into two divisions based on enrollment.

In the AA Division, the teams placed as follows:


  1. Fenwick
  2. Montini
  3. Marist
  4. St. Ignatius


In the A Division, the teams placed as follows:

  1. St. Francis
  2. Providence Catholic
  3. Nazareth
  4. St. Viator

In the individual competition, the top honors went to: Yoon Nam (Marist), Joey Palasek (Montinit), Dan Murphy (Fenwick), Andrew Harris (St. Ignatius) in the AA Division; and in the A Division Eric Connelly (Providence Catholic) Joey Zhou (St. Francis), Grace Kwon (St. Viator), and Rachael Bamrick (Rosary).

(*) The local coordinators were Drs. Laurie Jordan and Steve Jordan. They are always looking for volunteers to help run the event. Drop them a line if you would like to help next year.