Our MATHCOUNTS team won first place at the local chapter competition this weekend. Congratulations to 7th graders Emma, Benji, and Andrew and 8th grader James! In addition, James won 2nd place in individual competition. (Top team results from chapter competition: 1st place Countryside, 2nd place Uni, 3rd place Franklin.) Our students compete at State in the Chicago area on March 3rd. Good luck to our Mathletes!
Founded over 30 years ago in Illinois, MATHCOUNTS is non-profit organization that strives to engage middle school students in fun, challenging math programs. The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers sponsor the local and State MATHCOUNTS competitions where teams of four and individuals compete. Local MATHCOUNTS competitions are held in February with winners advancing to State in March. State winners advance to National competition in May.