Yasmine Resnick (grade 10), Nerio Rodriguez (grade 11) and Michael Heiss (grade 10) finished in the top three of all the Long Beach High School students who competed in the American Mathematics Competition 12 (AMC). Their scores gained them recognition by the AMC as having exceptional mathematics talent.

Long Beach High School administered the AMC in February 2012 to all students who were interested in rising to the challenge. According to the competition’s official website, AMC is dedicated to the goal of strengthening the mathematical capabilities of our nation's youth by challenging them to problem solve mathematical concepts beyond the scope and sequence of their grade level, and by identifying, recognizing and rewarding excellence in mathematics.