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Ridgeland Campus hosts district MCTM Junior High Math Contest

Ridgeland Campus hosts district MCTM Junior High Math Contest

On Friday, Feb. 26, the Holmes Community College Mathematics Department hosted the Annual Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) District Junior High Math Competition for area seventh and eighth grade students in the Joe A. Adams Student Center on the Ridgeland Campus. Participating schools included: Durant Public School, Germantown Middle School, Madison Middle School, Manchester Academy, St. Andrews, St. Joe Middle School, and Winona Middle School

Madison Middle School took team honors for both seventh and eighth grades. Winners of the competition were Sam Gaines (eighth grade), Vinson Lu (eighth grade), Albert Xu (seventh grade), and Matthew Yin (seventh grade). These students will advance to the state competition on April 9 at Hinds Community College.

Other participants in the competition at Holmes included: Xavier Black, Dinesha Hunt, John Mitchell, and Ashayla Webster, Durant Public School; Arshbir Banipal, Camden Clem, Noah Gibbs, and Robert Kyser, Germantown Middle; Matt Carroll, Upton Hitt, Jon Riley Poe, and Clara Ann Yeates, Manchester Academy; Osose Ewaleifoh, Forrest Hutchison, Rush Lacoste, and Phoebe Xu, St. Andrews; Jack Clements, Elliott Stephen, Michael Doherty, and Joe Pearson, St. Joe Middle, and Madeline Branch, Aaliyah Gibson, Samuel Matrisciano, and Hagen Ware, Winona Middle.

For more information about the mathematics department at the Holmes CC Ridgeland Campus, contact Donna Ahlrich at (601) 605-3344 or dahlrich@holmescc.edu.

IN THE PHOTO: Winners of the Annual Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) District Junior High Math Competition, held at Holmes Community College on Feb. 26, were Madison Middle School students (pictured, left to right) Sam Gaines (eighth grade), Matthew Yin (seventh grade), Vinson Lu (eighth grade), and Albert Xu (seventh grade).

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