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Providence Day excels at math event

Providence Day’s Lower School Math Olympiad teams were recognized by the Mathematical Olympiad for Elementary and Middle Schools, a global mathematics competition for fourth- through eighth-graders that involves problem-solving.

The PDS fifth-grade team scored in the top 10 percent of nearly 5,000 teams made up of more than 105,000 students from 40 state and nearly 30 countries. Alex Hobby and Louis Jorge each received gold pins for scoring in the top 2 percent of all fifth-grade Math Olympiad participants worldwide. Classmates Adam Habas, Felicity Keyzer-Pollard, Rohil Sabherwal, Austin Chuang, Rishi Kulkarni and Spencer Wood received silver pins for ranking in the 90th-97th percentile.

The top 11-ranked students on the fourth-grade team were Kelsey Caldwell, Petra Caldwell, Eliza Cardwell, Alex Cook, Carter Craig, Lucas de Oliveira, Ethan Paulk, Anna Rebello, Michael Schanzlin, Caroline Sicard and Kade White.

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