MATHCOUNTS TEAM DEFENDS REGION TITLE

The MATHCOUNTS team took home the region title for the fifth year in a row!

mathcounts.2015This past Saturday, Powhatan’s MATHCOUNTS Team, participated in the 2015 Blue Ridge Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition at Admiral Byrd Middle School. Participants were students in grades 6-8 from various areas schools (Daniel Morgan Middle School, Frederick County Middle School, James Wood Middle School, Admiral Byrd Middle School, Sacred Heart Academy, Chelsea Academy, and Powhatan).

The competition began with individual testing, followed by a team round. The team round consists of four students from each school. Awards are given to the top four finishers and the top three teams. The team score is determined by the score on the team round plus the average of the individuals who were on the team.

Powhatan’s team won 1st place, with the following individual results – Maddy (1st), Mark (2nd), Devika (3rd), Suditi (4th), Kwabena (5th), Ben (10th), and Wynn (13th). Hank and Ewan also participated in the competition.

Powhatan’s MATHCOUNTS team will compete at the state level competition on Saturday, April 4.

The team was recognized in front of the entire school Monday morning at all-school gethering. Congratulations to the team and Mr. Holloway, the Math Department Chair and MATHCOUNTS coach!

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