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Weite Tang (12th grade) , Joyce Song (11th grade) , Cathy Shi (11th grade) and Gi Tae Hong (11th grade) proudly accept the quiz bowl trophy at the recent UT Tyler quiz bowl. With him are David Milan (Assist. Professor at UT Tyler) and Dr. Sheldon Davis (Head, Math Department at UT Tyler).

On Thursday, Nov. 5, 43 10th through 12th grade math scholars travelled to the campus of UT Tyler to participate in the 2nd Annual UT Tyler Mathematics Challenge and again brought home the Quiz Bowl trophy!!  

Our team of Weite Tang, Cathy Shi, Joyce Song and Gi Tae Hong defeated the teams from All Saints and Robert E Lee by a score of 3-0-0!!   

In addition to the Quiz Bowl Trophy, the Guard brought home seven 1st Place and two 2nd Place medals.  Those winners were:


• Hannah Sha, 1st Place (tie)

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• Nicole Kong, 1st Place (tie)

• Joyce Song, 1st Place

• Ziyi He, 2nd Place (tie)

• Cathy Shi, 2nd Place


• Gibeom Park, 1st Place (tie)

• Chi Zhang, 1st Place


• Weite Tang, 1st Place (tie)

• Kenai Walker, 1st Place

In all, the Guard brought home 9 of the 23 medals awarded at the competition and, on the Quiz Bowl preliminary test, 2 of our teams had perfect scores and the other 2 each missed 1 question!!  The other members of the Quiz Bowl Teams were:

Michael Ann

Cody Bryant

Daisy Chang

Jonathan Jones

Wade Karam

Emily Kim

Nicole Kong

Gibeom Park    

Ju Hee Seo

Daniel Sharpless

Kenai Walker

Chi Zhang

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