Andrew Sontag, a seventh grader at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Ellicott City, placed first place in the Catholic Math League in the competitive Northeast Division 5, Algebra 1. Andrew also placed fourth nationally, among 1,206 students. OLPH Principal, Mr. Pellechia said, "We are very proud of Andrew's accomplishments; he has now distinguished himself on a national scale with this award. Andrew is a testament to the support of his parents, the hard work of his teachers, and is an inspiration to his peers." Andrew has always had a passion for math, and currently serves on the OLPH Student Council as Treasurer.