2010: Winning Solutions

The Problem: Making Sense of the 2010 Census

M3 Challenge Champions, Summa Cum Laude Team Prize: $20,000

Montgomery Blair High School, Team #141, Silver Spring, MD
Solution paper: Making Sense of the 2010 Census
Coach: David Stein
Team: Andrew Das Sarma, Jacob Hurwitz, David Tolnay, Scott Yu

M3 Challenge Runner Up, Magna Cum Laude Team Prize: $15,000

High Technology High School, Team #249, Lincroft, NJ
Solution paper: Making Sense of the 2010 Census
Coach: Raymond Eng
Team: Sidney Douglas Buchbinder, Christian Paul Gennaro, Joshua Ma, Alexander Saso Pavincic, Matthew Ethan Warshauer

M3 Challenge Third Place Team, Cum Laude Team Prize: $10,000

Maggie Walker Governor's School, Team #365, Richmond, VA
Solution paper: The Sensible Census
Coach: Kristine Chiodo
Team: Susan Margaret Ballentine, William Steadman Farmer, Ashish Ashok Makadia, Cody Tyler Talmadge, Milton Frederick Tyler IV

M3 Challenge Fourth Place Team, Meritorious Team Prize: $7,500

Academy for Advancement of Science and Technology, Team #25, 
Hackensack, NJ
Solution paper: Making Sense of the 2010 Census 
Coach: Ken Mayers
Team: Jared Landsman, Ian Osborn, Pavel Panchekha, Mark Lipa Velednitsky, Sherry Wu

M3 Challenge Fifth Place Team, Exemplary Team Prize: $5,000

Princeton High School, Team #122, Princeton, NJ
Solution paper: R3: Recounting, Reapportioning, and Redistricting - Making America Fair
Coach: Lisa Krueger
Team: Ada Chen, Katherine Li, Shyam Modi, John Wu, Katie Zhang

M3 Challenge Sixth Place Team, First Honorable Mention TeamPrize: $2,500

Immaculata High School, Team #161, Somerville, NJ
Solution paper: Making “Cents” of the 2010 Census
Coach: Elaine Petsu
Team: James Danco, Mary Higgins, Brian Kutsop, John Osmond, Peter Stadtmueller