The results from the 2012 High School Mathematical Competition in Modeling are in. Four WIHI teams competed, working furiously for 30 hours over the weekend before Thanksgiving to develop novel and comprehensive solutions to their choice of two real-world problems. This year the problems focused on developing strategies to predicting gas prices and to reintroduce American Elk to the Eastern U.S. Over the next few months, these solutions were then evaluated by expert, independent judges, along with those developed by 514 other teams from 84 other schools from around the world.
Two of our teams received "Successful Participant" awards: Donny Hearn, Brenna McMahon, and Andy Shue; Weiling Huang, Seth Kronick, Katharine Wang, and Mina Yu.
Two of our teams received "Honorable Mention" awards: Sharon Szabo, Sana Matloub and William Derksen; John Park, Brent Schin, and Nate Simon.