Math and Robotics teams test their mettle
The RL Math Team competed at the annual Exeter Math Club Competition at Phillips Exeter on 23 January, up against 60 other middle school teams from the US, Canada, China, and Korea. Teammates Eric Ma V, Jack Ringel V, Daniel Sun-Friedman VI, and Christopher Zhu V scored into the top 10 teams, ranking 10th in the final round. Christopher Zhu also won the Individual High Honor award.
A week earlier on 17 January the RL Robotics Team was a Tournament Finalist at the VEX Robotics Competition, qualifying for the Southern New England Championship to be held 5 March in Worcester. Teammates Ian Balaguera V, Robert Cunningham III, Kalyan Palepu IV, and Christopher Zhu V, coached by RL Science Department Chairman Robert Moore, formed one of the 35 teams competing in the middle school and high school challenge.