RE's middle school math team won first place in the 2023 Miami Mathcounts championship Feb. 17, earning a berth in the state tournament. Five RE students finished in the top 10 of more than 200 competitors from 31 school teams. Joshie Khohayting '28 finished second. Daniel Li '28 earned third place; Ella Wang '27, fourth; Maxie Wu '28, fifth; and Alex Tevelow '28, seventh. The students were led by coaches Jessica Merrick and Ed Lally.
RE had two other top 20 finishes: Sofiya Dewan '29 finished 12th and Thomas Karam-Silva '27 earned 14th place. The Raiders topped second-place Doral Academy Charter Middle School, third-place iPrep Academy, and fourth-place Archimedean Middle Conservatory.
In other news, the middle school math team also excelled in the American Mathematics Competition eighth-grade examination (AMC 8). Li finished among the top 1 percent in the nation (Honor Roll of Distinction) and four others finished in the top 5 percent (Honor Roll): Khohayting, Tevelow, Wu and Andres Fonseca '27. Three sixth graders were honored for their high score for their grade level: Dewan, Esha Nagalla '29 and Trevor Thomas '29.
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.