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Crockett High School Student Invited to U.S. National High School Mathematics Championship

Austin, TX—Although Benjamin Henderson will earn his diploma from Crockett High School next week, he will continue to represent the school and Austin Independent School District. The American Society for Mathematics has invited him to compete in the U.S. National High School Mathematics Championship in Oklahoma City.

Henderson earned a top score on the Problem Solving Challenge Examination, which qualified him for the national competition. During high school, Henderson was actively involved in the University Interscholastic League Academics program, orchestra and tennis.

"We are thrilled Benjamin has a wonderful opportunity to compete on a national level," said principal Craig Shapiro, Crockett High School, recently named National outstanding high school and Texas Urban High School of the Year. "It is a tremendous honor as a principal to watch your students achieve great accomplishments. We wish Benjamin the best during the championship."

The U.S. National High School Mathematics Championship is June 30 to July 1.