MASON CITY | Middle school "mathletes" from Newman Catholic School won the local MATHCOUNTS competition Feb. 3 at North Iowa Area Community College.
Team members, coached by Laura Henrich, are Ryan Kelly, Peter Knipper, Matthew Henrich and Erik Manness.
Individual honors were:
• First place — Hayden Moore, Northwood-Kensett.
• Second place — Grant Bohls, John Adams Middle School.
• Third place — Kelly, Newman Catholic.
• Four place — Knipper, Newman Catholic.
The winners advance to the state competition in Ankeny on March 22.
As a national math enrichment program, MATHCOUNTS prepares students for future career opportunities and success.
Leadership for the local MATHCOUNTS program is provided by members of the North Iowa Chapter of the Iowa Engineering Society.