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Sixth grader prevails on pi day

Israel Garcia ’28 won the RE middle school's annual pi recitation contest, correctly rattling off the first 115 digits of π on March 17 (the event was originally scheduled for March 14 – the actual pi day). Aarav Jindal ’26 came in second, achieving 99 correct digits; Charlotte Mark ’26 finished third, reciting 80 digits; and Sawyer Nelson-Montet ’28 finished fourth by correctly reciting 60 digits. The contestants received chocolate chip pies and the audience enjoyed chocolate-chip cookies. Middle school math teachers Greg Siegler, Alina Mendoza and Grace Gonzalez organized the event. 
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.