The Mathletes team competed in the Illinois Council of the Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) Regional Competition on Feb. 26 at Chicago State University. The team placed second in the region and seventh place overall in the state. As a result, the entire 27 member team has advanced to the Illinois Council of the Teachers of Mathematics State Finals to be held on the campus of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign on April 30.
Regina's Mathletes team consists of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, and is coached by Tom Hagensick on the senior team, Mary Stenson on the junior and freshmen teams and Sandra Locher on the sophomore team.
The following Mathletes team had three first place finishes in the region:
The freshman/sophomore two-person team of Seung Lee Lee of Wilmette and Paulina Thomas of Skokie.
The freshman/sophomore eight-person team of Iman Darwish of Lincolnwood, Seung Lee Lee of Wilmette, Seung Min Lee of Wilmette, Katherine Nagode of Chicago, Sarah Becker of Chicago, Julia Ehrenberg of Lincolnwood, Marina Porter of Chicago, and Paulina Thomas of Skokie.
The junior/senior eight-person team of Ena Agnihotri of Lincolnwood, Yoon Son Ahn of Glenview, Serena Gobbi of Evanston, Soo Yeon Kang of Skokie, Zoya Khan of Skokie, Diane Lee of Wilmette, Katie Broderick of Chicago, and Holly Hoenig of Chicago.
Other competitors included Hailey Frederick of Chicago, Mary Grace Hill of Glenview, Maria Koutsostamatis of Chicago, Emily Baker of Chicago, Rebecca Cadena of Wilmette, Dana Darwish of Lincolnwood, Katie Forrest of Chicago, Jenny Fox of Chicago, Siobhan McDermott of Arlington Heights, Emily Rojas of Evanston, and Hana Yun of Wilmette.
The Regina Dominican High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) team competed at the 2011 Sectional tournament last Friday winning fist place and advancing to the State Finals at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign on April 13. WYSE is an academic competition in several subjects, including biology, chemistry, English, mathematics and physics.
Many of students have participated in WYSE this year. The Sectionals team was limited to 14 students and consisted of Ena Agnihotri of Lincolnwood , Yoon Son Ahn of Glenview, Dana Darwish of Lincolnwood, Iman Darwish of Lincolnwood, Annmarie Gast of Chicago, Bridget Golembiewski of Chicago, Jessica Jankiewicz of Chicago, Soo Yeon Kang of Skokie, Aamina Khanof Skokie, Zoya Khan of Skokie, Maria Koutsostmatis of Chicago, Leona Maliakal of Morton Grove, Siobhan McDermott of Arlington Heights, and Jennifer Roxas of Skokie.
First place medals were won by: Golembiewski for biology and English, Koutsostmatis for mathematics and physics, Maliakal for biology, Dana Darwish for chemistry, Iman Darwish for mathematics, and Agnihotri for mathematics.
Regina Dominican High School is having a spring open house from 6-8 p.m. today. Come and experience life at Regina Dominican High School. Participants may take a personalized tour of campus and meet with Regina faculty. Reservations are not necessary.
Regina Dominican, a college preparatory Catholic school for women, sponsored by the Adrian Dominicans, fosters academic excellence, truth, peace and justice while challenging each student to develop leadership for life and respect for all races, cultures and faiths.