A U.S. team that competed in the 9th annual China Girls Mathematics Olympiad (CGMO) placed second, behind a team from China, in the overall standings among 48 teams of girls from about 10 countries throughout the world.
Of the eight high school girls on the U.S. team, seven students won top honors.
One of the girls was Shijie Joy Zheng from Bellevue. Zheng is currently a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. ♦