Student Awards and Competitions



Student Awards and Competitions

Robocup 2018 – Montreal, Canada

May 6 and June 17 – 22 2018 

CHP Team Wins First Place at the RoboCup Junior OnStage National Competition . . . and Best Programming Award! CHP’s Robotic Teams participated at the RoboCup Junior OnStage National Competition on May 6th, 2018 at Borough of Manhattan Community College. For the third year in a row, a CHP team won first place for the OnStage category as well as Best Programming award at the competition. The 22nd RoboCup International Competition was held in Montreal from June 1722. Jazmin Jewels from Cedar Hill Prep School represented the United States in the OnStage competition. It was an amazing competition where students from Middle School, High School and College showed off their programming skills by having autonomous Robots compete in events like RoboSoccer and RoboRescue

Math League Competition

February 2, 2019
Cedar Hill Prep 7th and 8th grade students participated in the MATHCOUNTS Middle School Chapter Competition at Mercer Community College. There were 170 students participating from 20 schools in the area. For Cedar Hill Prep, 8th Grader, Karishma Gupta, won the award for Best in School. We are very proud of her achievements, and of all the students who participated.

Spanish Examinations

June 12, 2018
Congratulations to Cedar Hill Prep’s Spanish language students who attained national recognition for excellent performance in the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. The National Spanish Examinations are the most widely used tests of Spanish in the United States. In the spring of 2018, over 150,000 students participated in the National Spanish Examinations. Read More

Geography Bee Competition

March 8, 2018
Vikram Renganathan, 5th grade student at Cedar Hill Preparatory School, was named New Jersey National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society.
 The contest was held at Rowan University in Glassboro on Friday, April 6, 2018. This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee Competition, which is now in its 30th year.

Debate Finals

May 4, 2019
CHP Debate Championship Cedar Hill Prep School walked away with the following awards at the NJ Debate Championship: number 1 team: Agni Rajnikanth, Keyon Majidi and Matthew Clarke, number 1 school and most points at the tournament. The final debate topic that clinched the tournament championship was Facial Recognition Technology Does More Harm than Good. We are all very proud of our teams!

National Academic Quiz Tournaments, LLC

February 5, 2016
On February 2nd, 10 CHP students in grades 4 – 8 participated in the school-wide National Geographic Geo Bee Competition. The comradery of our students was wonderful as they cheered for the contestants. This was quite an exciting event! Congratulations to the following students who won their respective grade-level Geography Bees.

Junior Solar Sprints program

May 16, 2019
CHP encourages and provides support for the Junior Solar Sprints which challenges students to use their scientific knowledge, creative thinking and experimentation skills to develop new vehicles and fuel technologies. Students have to design and build high-performance solar vehicles addressing the transportation issues in the US due to environmental constraints, oil availability and economic factors.

National History Bee Finals – Atlanta, Georgia

June 4, 2018
Cedar Hill Prep students rocked at National History Bee 40,000 students participated over the course of 6 months and 600 National finalists for each division – Grade 5, 6, 7 and Grade 8 convened in Atlanta.  Seven students from Cedar Hill Prep School qualified for the Nationals. Four of the National Finalists also participated in the History Bowl. They breezed through to make it among the Top 32 teams.  The History Bowl team finished being 12th in the History Bowl competition.

National Science Bowl

February 22, 2019
Science Bowl challenges the students’ knowledge of Science and Math. We encourage our students to take part in National Science Bowl to enhance their classroom learnings and to have a deeper understanding of their subjects. On Friday, February 22, a team from Cedar Hill Prep competed in the annual Middle School Science Bowl at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. The students returned to great applause for their high scores in all areas of the Science and Math disciplines.

Future City Competition

January 13, 2018
Six Cedar Hill Prep students in the eighth grade put their best foot forward at the Future City Competition. At the Regional Future City competition in Rutgers University one of our teams won the THE AWARD FOR MOST SUSTAINABLE CITY! Future City Competition encourages the students to apply the Math, Science, and Engineering concepts they learned in the classroom to real-world problems. For the competition, students have to tackle relevant citywide sustainability issues and have to research, brainstorm, create a design and build future cities addressing those issues. This gives an opportunity for students to flex their problem-solving skills in a fun and engaging way.

Mathematics Competitions

On January 12, 2019
Twelve CHP 7th and 8th grade Math students participated in the 13th Annual St. Joseph Mathematics Contest. Students from 15 schools attended, and our very own 8th grade student, Shyam Parikh, tied for 11th place in the entire competition. Congratulations to Shyam for a job well done, and to all the students who participated.