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2014
17th Annual High School Mathematical Modeling Contest

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the Seventeenth Annual High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). A total of 671 teams, with up to 4 students each, from 151 schools, competed. All teams worked at their own schools during a designated 36-hour period between October 31st and November 17th, 2014. Each high school team chose from two modeling problems offered and then constructed their solutions.

 

A Complete Results Report, with designations for all participants, is available in portable document format

Outstanding Teams

Chesterfield County Math/Science High School @ Clover Hill, VA
Evanston Township High School, IL
High School Affiliated to Fudan University, China
Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong SAR
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, IL
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, NC (2)
Palo Alto High School, CA
Round Rock High School, TX

National Finalist


American Heritage School Plantation, FL
High School Affiliated to FuDan University -WLSA International Program, China
Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong SAR
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, IL
Palo Alto High School, CA
Shanghai High School International Division, China
Shanghai Foreign Language School, China
Shenzhen College Of International Education, China
The Stony Brook School, NY
Washtenaw International High School, MI


2014 HiMCM Statistics

Problem

Outstanding %

National Finalist

%

Finalist

%

Meritorious

%

Honorable Mention

%

Successful Participant

%

TOTAL

A

5
1%

6

1%

22

1%

70

21%

120

35%

138

40%

363

B

4
1%

4

1%

20

1%

65

23%

106

36%

106

37%

308

Total

9
1%

10

1%

42

1%

135

22%

226

36%

244

38%

671

All schools are to be commended for their efforts. The judges were impressed with all the teams’ creativity and ingenuity in mathematical modeling, and in their ability to explain their strategies and problem-solving techniques in clear terms. Each participant is a true winner. A complete Results Report, listing all teams by designation, can be found at:
http://www.comap.com/highschool/contests/himcm


For additional contest information, contact COMAP at: himcm@comap.com

Click here to download your HiMCM certificate.

 


The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the selection of the two teams moving on to represent the USA in the 1st annual International Mathematical Modeling Challenge, (IM2C). The teams were chosen from the 341 teams that represented the USA in the 2014 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)® contest.

Click here to download the IM2C press release.



2014 HiMCM CD-ROM

Now available: View all the National Finalist and Outstanding papers in their entirety.

This will make a great addition to any modeling class or can be used for contest preparation.


Each 2014 HiMCM CD-ROM includes:

  • The 2014 HiMCM press release,
  • Results report with team designation,
  • The 2014 HiMCM problem sets,
  • Unabridged versions of The Outstanding Papers,
  • Unabridged versions of The National Finalist,
  • COMAP membership information, and
  • COMAP contact information.  Learn More