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Northbrook Junior High students who received the top scores of the school in the AMC-8 Math Competition are (left to right) Alice Smorginsky, Olivia Zhao, Madeline Noll, Jenna Wang and Jeehung Yoo. Olivia and Madeline scored in the top 5 percent nationally in the 25-question competitive math exam. Photo Submitted
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3:09 am CST January 15, 2020
Top-scoring math students at Northbrook Junior High are also beating another kind of math statistic: In a field where girls are underrepresented, four out of five students who scored the highest on the 2019 American Mathematics Competition 8 exam are girls, with two scoring in the top 5 percent nationally.