MATHCOUNTS – STATE COMPETITION RESULTS

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Winners of today’s State MATHCOUNTS Competition held at the Seay Auditorium, University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky are:

 

  • Ayush Kumar of Winburn Middle School coached by Paula Mlinar – 1st place
  • Lynn Ye of Winburn Middle School coached by Paula Mlinar – 2nd place
  • Shubh Gupta of Meyzeek Middle School coached by Matthew Cramton – 3rd place
  • Luke Mo of Meyzeek Middle School coached by Matthew Cramton – 4th place

 

The four students competed against 142 other 6th, 7th and 8th grade “mathletes” from 47 schools around the Commonwealth at today’s competition.  Each of the four students was awarded a full-tuition, four-year college scholarship to either the University of Kentucky or the University of Louisville.  They each also won an expense-paid trip to the National MATHCOUNTS competition in Washington D.C. on May 12-15, 2018, where they will represent the Commonwealth of KENTUCKY for the national title.  Each individual student will also compete for additional scholarships, a trip to US Space Camp, medals, and other awards.

 

Paula Mlinar, a teacher at Winburn Middle School, will coach the Kentucky team.  Her team of four students won the 1st place team position.  The remaining top ten students were:

 

  • Dylan Mather of Owensboro Middle School coached by Sarah Sullivan – 5th place
  • Connor Zhang of Winburn Middle School coached by Paula Mlinar – 6th place
  • Joey Haufe of Anchorage Public School coached by Melissa Sangster – 7th place
  • Jonah Xu of Meyzeek Middle School coached by Matthew Cramton – 8th place
  • Ben Dropic of Villa Madonna Academy coached by Heather Alden-Eilerman – 9th place
  • Julianne Latimer of Henderson South Middle School coached by Bobby Deason – 10th place

 

After Winburn Middle School’s 1st place finish in the team category, the remaining top ten team winners (out of 27 competing teams) were:

 

  • Meyzeek Middle School coached by Matthew Cramton – 2nd place team
  • Owensboro Middle School coached by Sarah Sullivan – 3rd place team
  • Bondurant Middle School coached by Robbie Roberts – 4th place team
  • Kentucky Country Day School coached by Joel Morris – 5th place team
  • Anchorage Public School coached by Melissa Sangster – 6th place team
  • Beaumont Middle School coached by Jennifer Laytham – 7th place team
  • Russell Middle School coached by John Vanhoose – 8th place team
  • Bowling Green Junior High School coached by Angela Langford – 9th place team
  • North Laurel Middle School coached by Brittany Eversole – 10th place team

 

MATHCOUNTS is a national math coaching and competition program designed to develop and strengthen math, science, leadership and teamwork skills.  This is the 35th year for the competition, which was founded in 1983 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, CNA Insurance Company, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  The mission of MATHCOUNTS is to increase interest and involvement in mathematics among all middle school students to assist in developing a technically literate population essential to U.S. global competitiveness and the quality of life.

 

CONTACT: 

Marcie Fisher, State MATHCOUNTS Coordinator

Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers

160 Democrat Drive

Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: 502/695-5680; 800/455-5573

Email: [email protected]

 

 

View the MATHCOUNTS website at www.kentuckymathcounts.org or www.mathcounts.org

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