MacArthur Students Excel at LI Math Fair
Five students in MacArthur High School's math fair club recently participated in the Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair where three were awarded top spots for their outstanding projects in the final round at Hofstra University. Junior Saajid Chowdhury received a gold medal for his project "Evenly Spreading n Points Within a Unit Square," followed by sophomore JinGuo "Raymond" Yuan Li who was awarded a silver medal for his project "The Evolution and Versatility of Pi" and sophomore Jing Yang "Hailey" Yuan Li who earned a bronze medal for her project "The Fibonacci Sequence: Connections Within the Mathematics and Natures."
The student's voluntary entered the Math Fair by selecting and researching a topic and then establishing their presentation materials on their own under the guidance of teachers Marie Fischer and Jessica Horan. Other participants included MacArthur High School students Colin Wuand Nicholas Portello.
"We are very proud of the accomplishments of all of the Math Fair participants and especially proud of our three medal winners," said Fischer.