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Students Excel in Math Competition

More than 140 of Nevada County’s top mathematic students from 16 local public, private and charter schools recently competed in the countywide Mathematics Tournament coordinated by the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools’ office. The two-day event, held at Miners Foundry Cultural Center, was sponsored by Telestream, Inc. and Miner Moe’s Pizza provided gift certificates for all participants. Joe Crain from ClientWorks, a previous participant in the Math Tournament, served as emcee.

Competition consisted of Problem Solving, Geometry and Computation for grades 5 through 8 with Special Topics added for seventh- and eighth-graders.

After spending the morning testing their abilities, the following students got overall high scores:

Sweepstakes winners

Grade 5: Kelly Muir – Grass Valley Charter

Grade 6: Grace Suenram – Grass Valley Charter

Grade 7: Celeste Picone – Pleasant Valley

Grade 8: Teddy Hill-Weld – Seven Hills

Other First Place Winners

Problem Solving

Grade 5: Kelly Muir, Grass Valley Charter

Grade 6: Grace Suenram, Grass Valley Charter

Grade 7: Harrison Costantino, Magnolia

Grade 8: Teddy Hill-Weld, Seven Hills

Geometry

Grade 5: Kelly Muir, Grass Valley Charter

Grade 6: Grace Suenram, Grass Valley Charter

Grade 7:

Justin Gallupe, Magnolia; Leo Zlimen, Seven Hills

Grade 8:

Megan Andya, Seven Hills; Joe Fenner, Seven Hills; Ian McDonald, Chicago Park, Brandon Stubbs, Lyman Gilmore

Computation

Grade 5:

Kelly Muir, Grass Valley Charter

Grade 6:

Michael Huetter, Magnolia; Christopher Tice–Raskin, Magnolia

Grade 7:

Justin Gallupe, Magnolia; Celeste Picone, Pleasant Valley

Grade 8:

Megan Andya, Seven Hills; Teddy Hill-Weld, Seven Hills

Special Topics

Grade 7: Celeste Picone, Pleasant Valley

Grade 8: Megan Andya, Seven Hills; Joe Fenner, Seven Hills

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