2023 Math Competition Award Ceremony Was Held on December 2nd
On Saturday, December 2nd, the Math Competition Award Ceremony was held. The Math Competition took place last month, on November 11th, and not only SUNY Korea students but also high school students were allowed to participate. The required math levels that students needed to know were Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, and Probability. 65 students participated in this competition; 27 were SUNY Korea students, and 38 were students from 24 different high schools.
Six SUNY Korea students received awards. Jin Wook Lee, a sophomore majoring in Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), won First Place. Two freshmen, Su Min Jeong from Mechanical Engineering and Jung Jae Park from AMS, won Excellence Awards. Lastly, Honorable Mention Prizes went to three AMS students, Seyoung Ki who is a sophomore, Hojoon Choi who is a senior, and So Won Park who is a sophomore.
In the Award Ceremony, many SUNY Korea faculty and students attended, including Provost Hamid Hefazi, Professor Hongshik Ahn, Chair of the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department, and the student winners. Professor Ahn opened the award ceremony with a welcome speech, and Provost Hefazi gave a congratulatory speech and awarded the prizes.
Written by Student Reporter, Hyeonha Hwang