Osseo Junior High School recently placed third at the MATHCOUNTS Regional Competition.
MATHCOUNTS is a nationwide program for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders aimed at improving students’ mathematical skills, improving the quality of math education and increasing student interest in math. The regional competition consisted of two individual rounds and a team round; all three parts are used to determine a team score. The top two teams and top four individuals advance to state.
Osseo’s team came in third place out of 8 schools. Regional team members included J.P. Lyon, David Nguyen, Josh Tomczik and Bryce Ferrin.
Student J.P. Lyon paced 10th in the individual competition. Michael Ly placed 22nd and David Nguyen placed 24th in a field of 80 students.
Additional OJH students participating at the regional meet as individuals included: Vaishnavi Narayanan, Keely Miller, Alex Majorowicz, Sharada Srivatsa, and Karl Penaz.
The team is coached by Danette Campbell and Bernie Stueve.
-Published April 24, 2014