Congratulations to Roger Wang on being named the winner in the East Central Division MTNA Competition "Junior Performance."
Troy High DECA competed at District competition this past Saturday and had an excellent showing! 92 students competed with 74 students advancing to DECA State Competition in March at Cobo Center.
77 Troy High students made it on stage to receive a test, role play or state placement medallion.
We also had some very exciting scores on Saturday - Rachel Wu, Zahra Ahmad, Jahow Yu & Raghav Maini all received perfect scores on their role play. Students who received the top test scores for Troy High were Jahow Yu, Raghav Maini, Navneet Ramadurai, Kenneth (Kenny) Gu and Allison Wei.
Boulan Park Middle School robotics team, PixelBotics FTC 11394, had a good season participating in the FIRST Tech Challenge this fall. The team won the Winning Alliance Award, the Rockwell Collins Innovative Award and qualification for the MI State Championship during the Bedford Qualifier on November 10th 2018. They also won the Inspire Award and the Finalist Alliance Award at the Farmington Hills Qualifier on Dec. 8, 2018. The team made it to semifinals at the MI State Championship. PixelBotics also won first place and the highest score in OCCRA (Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association) Bloomfield Hills Tournament on Nov. 7,2018.
The team consists of three 8th graders, Jonathan Chen, Justin Choi and Tyler Yee from Boulan Park Middle School. They also have two Troy High students and Hammerheads FRC 226 members, Angela Xu, Ethan Chen, and an Athens student, Jessica Zhang, as youth mentors, who have contributed greatly to the success of PixelBotics this season.
Congratulations Freddie Zhao for being named a Coca-Cola semifinalist!
Freddie Zhao (senior) and Reagan Choi (9th) attended Princeton University Mathematics Competition (PUMaC) by forming a team with six other students around the southeast area of Michigan. They ranked 6th overall among the 40 teams in Division A, and also ranked 2nd in their 'team round'. Also, Freddie and Reagan were selected as finalists, top 10 scorers in each four topics in math; Algebra, Combinatorics, Number theory and Geometry (Only two from Michigan).
PUMaC is a 13 year old math competition that is run by the math club in Princeton university, and became one of the most popular and challenging high school math competition run by university in the US. More than 60 teams who were carefully selected by their past achievement from other math competitions competed each other this year. Past competitors have been admitted to some of the best universities in the world, including Princeton and its peers.
The new Troy High Sailing Team is ranked 64 in their district!
Congratulations to Aadharsh Acharya, Senior, who received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT!
Congratulations National Merit Semi Finalists! Aadharsh Acharya, Priyal Bajaj, Michael Davis, Nathaniel Drasovean, Aaron Feng, Tiffany Guo, Kevin Huang, Sara Huang, Vijayashree Jambunathan, Sibbharat Koripella, David Kuang,Preethi Kumaran, Peizhi Liu, Raghav Maini, Marina Malyarenko, Iman Manzoor, Renuka Murthi, Yong Jin Nam, Marion Ni, Kulin Oak, Vasanth Palanisamy, Sisir Potluri, Finsam Samson, Srijani Sengupta, Prashant Shankar, Zenon Stepien, Hansen Wang, Matthew Wang, Yujie Wang, Kimberly Xing, Claire Yang, Matthew Yao, Jahow Yu, Hanchi Zhang, Jason Zhang, Frederick Zhao
Harikrishnan Sanil (Grade-11, Troy High), has won laurels at the International Geography Olympiad and World History Bee championships in Berlin, Germany. He was part of Team-USA, representing the United States and won two medals – a Gold Medal in Berlin Treasure Hunt & Geography Quiz (Junior Varsity); and a Bronze Medal in Berlin Conference Simulation (Junior Varsity). This was the grand finale, the culmination of a year-long series of exams (written & practical), quizzes and several other competitions in various formats at state, national and international levels. Coach: Sanil Neelakantan
Congratulations to Anish Kotnis, Senior, who received a perfect score of 36 in the ACT!