2016 Honors Day Celebration

THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

Department of Mathematics & College of Engineering

Madison, Wisconsin 53706

TALENT SEARCH HONORS DAY

April 29th, 2016

 

The following students were winners of the 2015 - 2016 Talent Search for Wisconsin high school students and were invited to an Honors Day program in Madison on April 29th 2016.  A copy of the program follows the list of honorees.

 

STUDENTS HONORED FOR ACHIEVEMENT ON TALENT SEARCH PROBLEMS

 

 

Naser Al-Fawakhiri                      Whitefish Bay High School

Tim Buchmann                           McDonell High School

Joseph Cai                                 Hamilton Middle School

Yuanqi Cai                                 Madison West High School

Julian Camacho                           Homestead High School

Sean Chang                                Madison West High School

Evan Davis                                 Whitefish Bay High School

Cade Engen                                      Frederic 6-12

Mostafa Hassan                           eAchieve Academy

Xinyang Hu                                Madison West High School

Charles Hua                                Madison West High School

Bryan Jin                                   Madison West High School

Simran Khunger                          Khunger Homeschool

Manlu Liu                                  Madison West High School

Leo Ma                                      James Madison Memorial High

Charly Neder                              Watertown High School

Nguyen Nguyen                          Lodi High School

Zander Rossman                          Madison West High School

Zach Sekaran                              Marquette University High School

Sophia Sun                                Brookfield Central High School

Skye Vandeleest                          Ashwabenon High School

Michael Vayninger                       Pilgrim Park Middle School

Mai Phuong Vu                          Wayland Academy

David Walla                               Whitnall High School

Andrew Wang                             Lake Shore Middle School

Eric Yang                                   Sheboygan North High School

 

2016 Honors Day participants 

 

2016 Van Vleck Scholarship Winner

Sean Chang                                     Madison West High School

 Sean Chang, winner of the 2015-2016 Talent Search

 

PROGRAM

 

8:45  -  9:30                                 Registration and Refreshments .............................. 911 Van Vleck Hall

 

9:30                                          Group Photo

 

9:55  - 10:45                              Prof. Bret Hanlon, UW-Statistics, spoke on “Did Bach Really Write That Song” B139 Van Vleck.

 

11:00 - 11:50                              Prof. Steven Sam, UW-Mathematics, spoke on “Combinatorial Game Theory” in B139 Van Vleck.

 

12:00  - 1:15                              Luncheon and Presentation of Awards in 911 Van Vleck Hall

                                                Announcement of Van Vleck Scholarship Winner

                                                Professor Benedek Valko

 

1:30  -  2:30                               Tour: Historic Washburn Observatory, Astronomy Department

                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

To those not invited, we take this opportunity to encourage you to try again this year.

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