Congratulations to Nevada County’s Top Mathematic Students

ilovemathOne hundred and thirty of Nevada County’s top mathematics students from seventeen local public, private and charter schools recently competed in the countywide Math Tournament coordinated by the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools’ office. The two-day event was sponsored by Telestream, Inc. and Miners Foundry Cultural Center. Mike Schmidt, a retired Pleasant Valley School teacher, 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 overall high score sweepstakes winners were:
Grade 5: Sarah Day –Pleasant Valley
Grade 6: Sonora Slater – Clear Creek
Grade 7: Kelly Muir – Grass Valley Charter
Grade 8: Ryan Brott – Seven Hills

Other First Place Winners were:
Problem Solving:
Grade 5: Calais Poirson – Seven Hills
Grade 6: Sonora Slater – Clear Creek
Alexandra Zetterberg – Grass Valley Charter
Grade 7: Kelly Muir – Grass Valley Charter
Grade 8: Ryan Brott – Seven Hills

Geometry:
Grade 5: Sarah Day – Pleasant Valley
Grade 6: Zara Katzenstein – Grass Valley Charter
Maggie Pruett – Mt. St. Mary’s Academy
Sonora Slater – Clear Creek
Grade 7: Kelly Muir – Grass Valley Charter
Grade 8: Ryan Brott – Seven Hills

Computation:
Grade 5: Sarah Day – Pleasant Valley
Grade 6: Sonora Slater – Clear Creek
Grade 7: Kelly Muir – Grass Valley Charter
Grade 8: Ryan Brott – Seven Hills

Special Topics:
Grade 7: Kelly Muir – Grass Valley Charter
Grade 8: Ryan Brott – Seven Hills

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