CALDWELL, NJ — When Heritage Middle School and Livingston High School students participated in the Essex County Math League competition at Caldwell University in the end of May, the Livingston team tied with Millburn for first place overall, and several Livingston students received first place in their individual categories.  

Antonio Matheus, the school district’s 7-12 mathematics supervisor, offered congratulations “to the excellent work” by the students.

“Also, congratulations to the advisors, Dan Brill and Melissa Eisen, and the 7-12 math teachers for the awesome work they do in their classes to make sure our students are well prepared not only for the competition, but also for their studies in math,” he said.

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Livingston took first place in the following categories:

Geometry:  Charles Yu, Guang Lin Wei, Alan Wu, Alan Zhu, Sidhant Srivastava

Algebra 2: Edward Wang, Nicholas Wang, Aditi Desai, Kevin Chen, Leo Stepanewk

Statistics: Jonathan Chen, Nishay Bhatnagar, Rebecca Kim, Erin Chang, Ian Hurrel

The following students were first place winners:

Charles Yu – Geometry

Nicholas Wang and Edward Wang – Algebra 2 (tied for first place)

Jonathan Chen – Statistics (two-way tie with other schools)

Kishan Bava – Algebra 1 (three-way tie with other schools)

Andrew Li – Advanced Math (six-way tie with other schools)

Additionally, Livingston student Alan Zhu was a second-place winner in the competition. 

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