Shardul Singh, a student at Calhoun High School was accepted into the Institute for Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY Old Westbury.
He is one of 84 students accepted into this unique program out of 525 from across Long Island. Those selected for the institute’s three divisions by competing against approximately 600 of the top-ranking students nominated from school districts on Long Island. Selection by the institute implies that a student is among the top one-tenth of one percent in math of all students on Long Island in his or her grade.
The institute was founded in 1992 to enhance mathematical and creative-thinking skills for gifted students in grades five to 10.