BERLIN — Over twenty five students from Berlin High School participated in the 68th Annual American Mathematics Contest 12 also known as the 18th Annual American Mathematics Contest 10. Students competed for local, regional and national student and school awards. Top scorers from Berlin High in the AMC 12 contest were Kiara Law-As, Shaylin Moser, and Parker Ayotte. The top scorers for the AMC 10 contest were Matthew R. Landry, Maria Young, and Brandon Weeks.
The contest, which covers high school mathematics, is given in participating schools. Its purpose is to spur interest in mathematics and develop talent through the excitement of friendly competition at problem solving in a timed format. Over 220,000 students from 4,200 schools participated in the AMC 10 and AMC 12 contest.
The AMC is located at the University of Nebraska and receives support from several foundations and associations. The contests are given across the United States, Canada, and in many schools abroad.