A team of Dorseyville Middle School students recently placed in the regional CalcuSolve competition. The team of eighth-graders Alex Kim and Arnim Kuchhal, and seventh-graders Michael Costello and Rodrigo Silva won third place overall in the seventh- and eighth-grade team division. Additionally, Rodrigo and eighth-grader David Black tied for first place in the individual competition, with both achieving perfect scores. Sixth-grader Leonidas Vandapel tied for third place in his division.
The contest for seventh- and eighth-graders was held January 26, 2021, and the contest for sixth-graders was held January 29. Students from across Allegheny County participated in this academic event, which is coordinated by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and sponsored by the II-VI Foundation.
CalcuSolve is a competition that tests students’ problem-solving skills related to mathematics. Students compete as part of a team, as well as individually.