Maths Accolades for Matthew Duffy

April 27, 2016

St Patrick’s College Student, Matthew Duffy, competes in prestigious Australian and International Mathematics Competitions

Each year approximately only 100 students Australia wide are invited to sit the Australian Mathematical Olympiad (AMO). Students are selected by their performance in the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC). Selected students from St Patrick’s College compete in this competition each year. From his perfect result in the competition in 2015 Matthew Duffy was awarded a medal in a ceremony at Government House in Perth and was also invited to compete in the AMO in February this year.

Matthew is currently in Year 9 and he competed against students of all year levels. Matthew has earnt an Honorable Mention for his efforts in this his first AMO. The Honorable mention signifies that he achieved full marks for at least one of the four questions. We are very proud of Matthew’s achievement in this high level competition.

Due to his perfect score in the Australian Mathematics Competition Matthew was also invited to take part in the Tournament of Towns which is an international town-based mathematic competition run centrally in Moscow. Matthew has been awarded a Certificate of Participation in this International Competition. Congratulations Matthew.