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District 206 Math Masters announces regional competition results

Lincoln Elementary School Team 3 took fifth place at Math Masters regional competition. Members include (left to right) Isaac McCoy, Isaac Siegel, Reece Stallman, Olivia Maday and Justin Larson.1 / 3
Voyager Elementary School Team 2 took second place at Math Masters regional competition. Members include (left to right) Amanda Bittmann, Kade Blankenship, Will Moga, Annie Bowser and Caitlin Bright. (Contributed)2 / 3
Woodland Elementary School Team 3 took fourth place at Math Masters regional competition. Members include (left to right) Joria Downing, Ethan Patience, Nathaniel Mulder, Cody Branson and Abby Blank.3 / 3

Eleven Alexandria School District 206 teams competed at the regional 6th grade Math Masters competition in Alexandria on March 17. Three District 206 teams finished in the top five, and several students took individual honors.

Math Masters is designed to promote excellence in critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities, and to provide recognition to students for academic effort and achievement.

The competition consisted of 41 teams from West Central Minnesota and included a fact drill round, three individual rounds and three team rounds.

Kiwanis and 3M were financial supporters of the Math Masters program.

TEAM RESULTS

Voyager Elementary Team 2, second place. Members include Amanda Bittmann, Kade Blankenship, Annie Bowser, Caitlin Bright and Will Moga.

Woodland Elementary Team 3, fourth place. Members include Abby Blank, Cody Branson, Joria Downing, Nathaniel Mulder and Ethan Patience.

Lincoln Elementary Team 3, fifth place. Members include Justin Larson, Olivia Maday, Isaac McCoy, Isaac Siegel and Reece Stallman.

Other elementary teams that competed were:

Carlos: Ryan Forster, Madison Muyres, Christina Palmer, Shelby Edmond and Summer Gerhardt.

Miltona: Justin Woida, Preston Yohnke, Gavin Pexsa, Jeris Lemm and Rylee Thompson.

Garfield: Adam Oehlenschlager, Alei Rehovsky, Sam Revering and Matthew Zick.

Lincoln Team 1: Angelina Caron, Isabel Smalley, Sidney Trousil, Ethan Engelbrecht and Quade Forrestal.

Lincoln Team 2: Tate Breitkreutz, Dane Galloway, Parker Jabas, Malachi Hedstrom and Graham Peterson.

Voyager Team 1: Joe Bigger, Sierra Cory, Andrew Hendrickson, Meg Shercliffe and Carsten Wessel.

Woodland Team 1: Grace Fink, Ally Albers, Xavier Homelvig, Joey Carlson and Luke Anderson.

Woodland Team 2: Donny Helfrich, James Vance, Brienna Timm, Savanna Overland and McKenzie Weigel.

INDIVIDUAL HONORS

In the fact drill portion of the competition, with 210 students competing, the following placed in the top 20:

Amanda Bittmann, Voyager, third; Reece Stallman, Lincoln, fifth; and Ethan Patience, Woodland, 18th.

In the problem-solving competition, with 210 students competing, the following placed in the top 20:

Joria Downing, Woodland, third; Amanda Bittmann, Voyager, ninth; Ryan Forster, Carlos, 10th; Sierra Cory, Voyager, 13th; and Ethan Patience 15th.

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