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 region.
- 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, and overall total, were highest of any region.
- 2015: Fire team won plaques for eighth place finish.
- 2016: Our 5-team total and overall total were the highest of any region.
- 2016: Fire team won awards for ninth place finish.
- 2017: Fire team won awards for ninth place finish.
- 2018: Fire team won awards for third place finish.
- 2018: Daniel Xia finished 6th in the country on Individual round, won $850.
- 2019: Fire team won awards for seventh place finish. Thunder and Storm were top fourth and fifth teams.
- 2019: Daniel Xia finished 6th in the country on Individual round, won $850. (Second straight year.)
- 2020: Magnetic 6-person team finished 2nd (out of 270) in ARML Local.
- 2020: Brian Liu (10.5), Adithya Balachandran (10), and Daniel Xia (9.5) won cash awards as top individuals in ARML Local.
- 2021. Fire (3rd) and Ice (6th) won cash awards for high finishes. Ice had only perfect Team round.
- 2021. Brian Liu won $100 for 3rd to 6th place, and Daniel Xia $75 for 7th to 17th.
- Spring 2022. Fire team third in online HMMT, second in online Princeton Contest.
- 2022. Fire team first in off-site ARML contest, and second overall (including on-site and off-site).
- 2022. Chris Qiu was Individual champion in off-site ARML with only perfect score. Won $1500.
- 2022. Alex Wang (4th) and Andrew Lin (5th) in off-site Individuals at ARML. Won $750 and $500.
Schneider Scholar Awards. ($200, $100, and $50 awarded to top performers on Individual problems at spring practices, compliments of Schneider family. Top female $50, and Top middle school ($50) started in 2021.)
- 2013: 1. Sunny Nahar; 2. Ritesh Ragavender; 3. Shashwat Kishore.
- 2014: 1. Ritesh Ragavender; 2. Shashwat Kishore; 3. Alex Mason.
- 2015: 1. Nick Wu; 2. Harry Xi; 3. Yiwei Lyu.
- 2016: 1. Harry Xi; 2. Yiwei Lyu; 3. Max Aires.
- 2017: 1. Brian Liu; 2. Daniel Xia; 3. Gokul Murugadoss.
- 2018: 1. Brian Liu; 2. Ian Cheung; 3. Adithya Balachandran.
- 2019: 1. Brian Liu; 2. Daniel Xia; 3. Adithya Balachandran.
- 2021: 1. Brian Liu; 2. Daniel Xia; 3. Adithya Balachandran. Female: Tiffany Wang. Middle School: Andrew Lin.
- 2022: 1. Chris Qiu; 2. Skyler Le; 3. Jason Mao. Female: Miranda Wang. Middle School: Alex Wang.
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 43 people who answered at least 73% of their
individual questions during a three-year period, or 59% during a four-year period, or 54% during a five-year period.