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South Canton Scholars Wins Gold Level Award from the National Math Club

Press Release

4/16/2015

Canton, 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 Competitions.
 
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 independent thinking. 
 
South Canton Scholars Charter Academy is a free public charter school serving students in grades kindergarten through eighth.

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