COURTESY OAK PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 97
Students from Julian Middle School won several awards during the Guerin Prep Math Competition held on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. In the individual competition, Ari Schwartz captured first place in the eighth grade division, while Luca Zefran (eighth grader) and Maia Huang (seventh grader) each took fourth place in their respective divisions.
In the team competition, Jack Thomas-Colwell, Kevin Kodama, Ari Schwartz and Luca Zefran earned second place, while Eva Berger-Wolf, Katie Dickel, Emma Lofgren and Sophie Schoenmeyer took third place.
The students were coached by eighth grade math teacher Sharon Gunnell. In addition to the individuals mentioned above, the team included seventh graders Cecily Abbott, Nina Bozovic, Julian Bradford, Josh Cotter, Devin Hayes, Anderson Kennedy and Zach Traczyk.