Bala Cynwyd Middle School was named a "School of Merit" for achieving a team score of 50 or better in the Mathematical Association of America's AMC 8 Competition.
During the November 2019 competition, each student completed a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills.
Individual student's scores were ranked nationally and combined for a team total. Close to 95,000 students from 1872 schools took the exam. Several BCMS competitors scored in the Top 1% of competitors, receiving a Distinguished Honor Roll designation. They were:
Gold: 1st Place for the School
Silver: 2nd Place for the School
Bronze: 3rd Place for the School
Other members of the award-winning team included: Arjay Miller, Lela Miller, Brandon Park, Daniel Vossough and David Zhou.