Lehigh Valley American Regions Math League team
Awards won by Lehigh Valley ARML team, and top performers
This list includes awards won by the Lehigh Valley ARML team and its members
at the ARML, PUMaC, and HMMT contests. It does not include the many outstanding
awards won by members of the team in other competitions.
- 1993: Johanna Miller won the Zachary Sobel Award for Outstanding
Contribution by a Student.
Most Improved Team.
- 1995: Johanna Miller was tied for 4th place individual out
of 1275 participants.
- 1997: Lukasz Fidkowski was tied for 4th place individual in 1997 out
of over 1400
- 1998: 4th place in Division B.
- 1999: Chris Fidkowski was one of 30 people out of 1575 to get 7 or
- 2003: 2nd place in Division B.
- 2004: Jason Trigg, Ameya Velingker, and Yan Zhang were among 22
students to get 7 or 8 right.
- 2005: Lehigh Valley Fire team won the National Championship.
- 2005: Ameya Velingker was one of 15 students to get 7 right.
(No one got all 8.)
- 2006: Fire team was third in Division A.
- 2006: Fire team also won the Super Relay and Song Contest.
- 2006: Shaunak Kishore finished 9th in the country in the
Individual portion, with 7 right and correct answer on tiebreaker
question in 1:46.
- 2006: Jason Bland, Jason Trigg, and Ameya Velingker received
national awards for getting 7 right. (approx 60 people accomplished
this. One person got 8.)
- 2007: Fire team second in Division A
- 2007: Jason Bland finished 11th in the country in the Individual
portion, with 7 right and correct answer on second tiebreaker
question in 2:10.
- 2007: Shaunak Kishore and Jarey Wang received national awards
for getting 7 right. (approx 70 people accomplished this. No one
- 2008: Our "North of Philly" team finished second in ARML Local
contest. Each of the 6 members received $25 prize.
- 2008: Eric Schneider and Matt Superdock received site award for
getting 7 individual questions right. (10 people nationally got all
8 right, about 50 got 7 right.)
- Feb. 2009: In the Harvard/MIT High School Math Contest,
our team finished first out of 154 teams in the two team-based
parts of the contest, and second overall.
- 2009: Fire team won the national championship (by 14 points)
- 2009: Ice team finished 3rd in Division B, so will move to Division
- 2009: Keenan Monks and Matt Rauen received national awards for
getting 9 out of 10 individual questions right. (3 people got all 10,
and about 25 people got 9)
- Nov. 2009: Fire team won the Princeton University Math Contest.
- Feb. 2010: Fire team finished a very close second in the Harvard/MIT
- 2010: Fire team won the national championship (by 12 points)
- 2010: Lehigh Valley team won Song Contest with acapella arrangement.
- 2010: Coaches Don Davis and Ken Monks won Samuel Greitzer
Distinguished Coach Award.
- Nov. 2010: Fire team won the Princeton University Math Contest.
Eric Schneider was the top individual in entire contest.
- 2011: Fire team won national championship for third straight year.
- 2011: Lightning team finished fourth in Division B, and so moves
to Division A.
- 2011: Bryan Cai finished 9th in country on individual part plus
tie-breakers and Eric Schneider finished 13th. They won $850 and $650,
- 2011: Matt Kilgore won the national Douglas Cameron Baker Award
for exemplifying the spirit of ARML, including $250.
- 2011: Lehigh Valley team won the Song Contest.
- 2011: Fire team won the Super Relay.
- 2012: Fire team second in Division A.
- 2012: Ice team second highest second team.
- 2012: Anderson Wang finished 6th in country on Individual round, won
- 2012: Our Who Wants to be a Mathematician team of Eric Schneider,
Anderson Wang, Matt Rauen, and Phoebe Cai finished second at ARML,
- Nov 2012: Fire team won Princeton Contest.
- 2013: Eric Schneider finished second in country on Individual round
and received $1250.
- 2013: Thunder team finished second in Division B; will move to
- 2013: Fire team finished tied for third (but fifth after tie-breaking
- 2014: Fire team had only perfect Power Round, Lightning was top third team, and Storm was top fifth team. Our 5-team total was the highest of any team.
- 2014: Fire team won plaques for sixth place finish.
- 2015: Lightning was top third team, and Thunder was top fourth team. Our four-team and five-team totals were highest of any region.
- 2015: Fire team won plaques for eighth place finish.
Top performers on ARML individual questions have been as below. They
are listed on a 10-point basis.
Prior to 2009, there were only 8 problems, but scores are multiplied by
Years remaining are included
at end, if relevant. Possibly more interesting is a
spreadsheet listing the 42 people who answered at least 60% of their
individual questions during a three-year period, or 55% during a four-year period.