Dulles High School sophomore Bobby Shen was one of six students selected to compete on the USA Math Team in the 4th Annual Romanian Master of Mathematics and Sciences (RMMS), held in Bucharest, Romania February 23-28.
RMMS is an international mathematics and science olympiad that provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their abilities in mathematics and science, exchange knowledge and enhance cross-cultural contacts in high school education. Teams representing 15 countries from around the world competed in this year’s contest.
Shen was the highest individual scorer among all U.S. representatives, with a total 30 points, earning him a 3rd place medal in the mathematics contest. Due to his outstanding performance and significant contributions to his team, the USA Mathematics Team won the World Champion title, beating the defending champion team from Russia, as well as other powerful competitors representing Hungary, Great Britain, China and Serbia.