Mich., Tuesday, April 16, 2015 –The Math
Club at South Canton Scholars (SCS) won the GOLD Level Award in The National Math Club this year. This is an
extremely commendable accomplishment. South Canton Scholars is the only charter
school in Michigan to obtain this award.
The National Math Club helps build
confidence in students of all ability and interest levels by giving them the opportunity
to engage in unique math and problem solving activities.
South Canton Scholars is the first charter school in Michigan
who offer such programs to the middle school students to participate and
compete in Math Olympiads, Math League, MATHCOUNTS, and American Mathematics
In Michigan Math League South Canton Scholar's eighth grade team, with students Akash
Nallani, Ahmad Ahsan, Cyann Jones, Gurekmann Gill, and Sebastian Stukel, came in11th
in Michigan and 3rd in the region. As an individual competitor, eighth-grade student Gurekmann
Gill ranked 8th in the
Michigan Math League competition.
The club is run by parent volunteer Mr. Surjeet Gill. He said the goal of the Math Club is to create awareness
about mathematics and problem solving skills, teach students to apply what they
have learned to solve challenging problems and at the same time develop
South Canton Scholars Charter Academy is a free public charter
school serving students in grades kindergarten through eighth.