Over the past week, students from elementary and middle school, grades four through eight, competed for the honor to represent their school and county at the Regional Math Field Day for Boone, Clay, Kanawha and Putnam counties on March 27on the campus of the University of Charleston.
With a written test, mental math exercises, an estimation computation event and physical estimation questions, students showed off their math skills and earned bragging rights as the best math students that Clay County has to offer. These boys and girls put a lot of thought and expertise on the table to bring home the trophy and to take it the next level. Congratulations to them all!
Fourth grade results are: first place Brianna Adkins, Clay Elementary, second place Mikey Murphy, Big Otter Elementary, third place Ayden Brown, Big Otter Elementary, and alternate Delila Burkhamer, Clay Elementary. Fifth grade results are: first place Isaac Brown, Clay Elementary, second place Maddie Gill, Big Otter Elementary, third place Laila Varney, Clay Elementary, and alternate Dylan McCumbers, Clay Elementary. Clay Middle School results are sixth grade, first place Trey Lindenthal, second place Ethan Morris, third place Hunter Evans and Alternate Thomas Case; 7th grade first place James “Monny” Holcomb, second place Aiden Taylor, third place Taleigh White and Alternate Dillon Moore; eight grade first place Zoe Davis, second place Jarrod Schoonover, third place Elijah Payton and Alternate Jessica Morris.
Clay County High School was involved in interim testing and will hold their math competition soon.