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LD student takes prestigious math exam

Posted 4/25/17

Lower Dauphin High School senior Travis Walborn earned a berth to the prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination last month.

About 40 Lower Dauphin students participated in the …

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LD student takes prestigious math exam

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Lower Dauphin High School senior Travis Walborn earned a berth to the prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination last month.

About 40 Lower Dauphin students participated in the American Mathematic Competition, a 90-minute long exam with 25 multiple-choice questions where calculators are prohibited. Based on Travis’ performance, he was invited to the American Invitational Mathematics Examination. He is the first LD students to take the three-hour AIME in the past four years.

Travis is the son of Sheila Kieffer and Edward Walborn. He is a percussion section leader in both the marching band and indoor drumline and he has performed in both groups for four years. He is a two-year member of the orchestra. He is also a two-year member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, and Math Honor Society. In the community, he is an Eagle Scout and served as senior patrol leader for his Boy Scout troop.

He plans to attend Lebanon Valley College and major in actuarial sciences.