Torrey Pines High School student reaches finals of Math Olympiad


A Torrey Pines High School student is among the top scorers of the 2015 USA Mathematical Olympiad, the pinnacle of high school mathematics contests administered by the Mathematical Association of America.

Kevin Ren of Torrey Pines High School is one of the 12 highest scorers, from whom six will be selected to represent the United States in the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad, the world championship of mathematics competition for high school students.

More than 100 countries participate in the IMO, which will take place this year in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from July 4-16.

Competing in the Olympiad were 294 students, who took the nine-hour exam over two days, April 28 and 29. These top scorers were honored June 2 at an awards ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.