The MMS Mathletes receive some sharpened Mathcounts pencils by a volunteer from Montclair State University.
MMS 8th grader Kevin Lin took first place overall both in his score for the competition and in the countdown round.
Andy Chen receives his second place award. Andy moved up from 5th to 2nd place in an exciting countdown round.
The team models their Math Team T-shirts.
Top row L to R: Mrs. Mary Wiley and Mrs. Lauren Kolmer (Coaches and MMS Math teachers), Mathletes Kathleen Xu, Kevin Yan, Mr. Cahill, Daniel Fu, Kevin Lin. Bottom row: Audrey Yan, Victoria Mak, Andy Chen, and Serena Hu
Millburn Middle Schoolers Win Math Contest
Monday, February 25, 2013 • 5:42pm
MONTCLAIR, NJ - The team of middle school students representing Millburn took first place in the North/Central New Jersey MathCounts Regional Contest held on Saturday, Feb. 3, at Montclair State University. This regional competition was the largest in the country and included 30 schools and over 280 “mathletes” in grades 6 through 8.
Millburn 8th grader Kevin Lin and 7th grader Andy Chen from MMS came in first and second place as individuals in the contest’s Countdown round.
The team’s next challenge will be in to the MathCounts State Competition on March 9, at Rutgers Universtiy.
The MATHCOUNTS Competition Program is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of "bee" style contests. For more information, visit: http://mathcounts.org/competitiondates.