HBT Students Accepted to Gifted & Talented Program

Griffin Hon, Katherine Li and Maggie Liu

H.B. Thompson Middle School students Griffin Hon, Katherine Li and Maggie Liu have been accepted by the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY College at Old Westbury. These students are part of an elite group of 85 students chosen from approximately 500 of the top-ranking math students on Long Island. Selection by the Institute indicates that a student is among the top one-tenth of one percent in math of all students on Long Island in his or her grade.

Students accepted into the program will spend 50 hours in class over the course of 20 Saturday mornings studying mathematical and problem-solving topics. Previous Institute graduates have gone on to win prestigious awards, including national and international math, science and engineering contests. Congratulations to Griffin, Katherine and Maggie!