Oconee Co. High School math team wins 39th annual Georgia Southwestern State University Math Tournament
AMERICUS, GA (02/01/2013)(readMedia)-- High school students from all over Georgia squared off Friday, Jan. 25 at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to put their math skills to the test. Students from Oconee County High School won the team competition in their division.
The School of Computing and Mathematics at GSW held its 39th annual mathematics tournament. Sponsored by the AT&T Foundation, the competition is a qualifier for the state math tournament.
Teams from 45 high schools competed in the written and ciphering problem-solving portions. In all, 422 students competed in the event. Winners were recognized in six Georgia High School Association (GHSA) divisions and two Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) divisions.
In the individual portion of the competition, Oconee students Susan Ye and Jared Munneke won second and third place, respectively. As a team, Oconee won first place in the GHSA-AAA division.
Other first place team winners included First Presbyterian Day School (GHSA-A), Calhoun High School (GHSA-AA), Columbus High School (GHSA-AAAA) Creekview High School (GHSA-AAAAA), Rockdale Magnet School (GHSA-AAAAAA), Brandon Hall School (GISA-AA) and Tattnall Square Academy (GISA-AAA).
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