Local students compete at mathematics contest at Coastal Carolina Community College

Students representing J.T. Hoggard High School, Myrtle Grove Middle School, Noble Middle School, New Bridge Middle School Roland-Grise Middle School, and Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences were the top competitors recently as students gathered from around the region for Coastal Carolina Community College’s 33rd Annual Mathematics Contest.

The College welcomed 160 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students from area schools competed at the April 4 event.

Level I: Maxim Mejouev, Roland-Grise Middle School first, Luke Adams, Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences, Bryce Allen, Noble Middle School, Angela Capawana, New Bridge Middle School, and Samin Bhan, Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences.  The Level 1 Team Trophy was awarded to Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Level 1 Teacher Award was given to Jesse Simon from Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Level II: Elias Fariz, Trask Middle School, first, Max Wang, Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences, and August Warshaver, Roland-Grise Middle School.  The Level 2 Team Trophy was awarded to Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Teacher Award was given Diana Woodlock from Trask Middle School.

Level III: Gavin Reider, Laney High School, first, Sahil Patel, Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Dai, J.T. Hoggard High School.  The Level 3 Team Trophy was awarded to J.T. Hoggard High School and the Teacher Award was given to Charles Ughetta from J.T. Hoggard High School.

These students are now eligible to compete in the State Mathematics Contest held later this spring.

For more information about Coastal Carolina Community College’s Mathematics Contest, contact Shanon Ashley, instructor of mathematics at (910) 455-1221.