2015-2016 Honors Day

2015-2016 Honors Day


April 29th, 2016

The following students were winners of the 2015 – 2016 Talent Search for Wisconsin high school students and were invited to an Honors Day program in Madison on April 29th2016. A copy of the program follows the list of honorees.


Naser Al-Fawakhiri Whitefish Bay High School

Tim Buchmann McDonell High School

Joseph Cai Hamilton Middle School

Yuanqi Cai Madison West High School

Julian Camacho Homestead High School

Sean Chang Madison West High School

Evan Davis Whitefish Bay High School

Cade Engen Frederic 6-12

Mostafa Hassan eAchieve Academy

Xinyang Hu Madison West High School

Charles Hua Madison West High School

Bryan Jin Madison West High School

Simran Khunger Khunger Homeschool

Manlu Liu Madison West High School

Leo Ma James Madison Memorial High

Charly Neder Watertown High School

Nguyen Nguyen Lodi High School

Zander Rossman Madison West High School

Zach Sekaran Marquette University High School

Sophia Sun Brookfield Central High School

Skye Vandeleest Ashwabenon High School

Michael Vayninger Pilgrim Park Middle School

Mai Phuong Vu Wayland Academy

David Walla Whitnall High School

Andrew Wang Lake Shore Middle School

Eric Yang Sheboygan North High School


2016 Van Vleck Scholarship Winner

Sean Chang Madison West High School


8:45 – 9:30 Registration and Refreshments ………………………… 911 Van Vleck Hall

9:30 Group Photo

9:55 – 10:45 Prof. Bret Hanlon, UW-Statistics, spoke on “Did Bach Really Write That Song” B139 Van Vleck.

11:00 – 11:50 Prof. Steven Sam, UW-Mathematics, spoke on “Combinatorial Game Theory” in B139 Van Vleck.

12:00 – 1:15 Luncheon and Presentation of Awards in 911 Van Vleck Hall

Announcement of Van Vleck Scholarship Winner

Professor Benedek Valko

1:30 – 2:30 Tour: Historic Washburn Observatory, Astronomy Department

To those not invited, we take this opportunity to encourage you to try again this year.