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The Alexandria team of Taylor Score, Dalton Myhr and Brandon Thoennes recently participated in Moody's Mega Math Challenge, in which they had to come up with a solution for an ambitious applied math problem. (Contributed photo)

Local team takes math challenge

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A team of seniors from Jefferson High School in Alexandria participated in Moody's Mega Math (M3) Challenge on Saturday, March 2.

The team, which included Dalton Myhr, Taylor Score and Brandon Thoennes, competed with nearly 5,800 high schoolers that comprised 1,281 teams from 29 states.


Teams have no idea what the problem topic will be or what they will be asked to do until the day of the challenge.

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