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Area Math Masters teams fared well at regional competition March 8

(Left to right) Betsy Odden, Staci Nohl, Sydney Christenson, Teigan Moritz and Sam Maier, Lincoln Elementary team two, took fourth place at the regional Math Masters competition. (Contributed photo)1 / 3
(Left to right) Patrick Chromey, Chris Bienusa, Noah Struck, Kaylee Weigel and Adam Klepetka, Woodland Elementary team one, took sixth place at the regional 6th grade Math masters competition.2 / 3
(Left to right) Jack Westlund, JJ Foster, Jaymeson Wolkow, Evan Lattimer and Mason Brandt, Voyager Elementary team one, took second at the regional Math Masters competition.3 / 3

Ten Alexandria School District 206 teams competed at the regional 6th grade Math Masters competition in Alexandria on March 8. Three of the teams placed in the top eight of the team competition.

The competition consisted of a field of 36 teams representing 190 students from West Central Minnesota and included a fact drill round, three individual rounds and three team rounds.

Following are the results of the team competition:

--Voyager Elementary team one took second place. Members include Mason Brandt, JJ Foster, Evan Lattimer, Jack Westlund and Jaymeson Wolkow. A team plaque and individual medallions were awarded.

--Lincoln Elementary team two placed fourth. The team consists of Sydney Christenson, Sam Maier, Teigan Moritz, Staci Nohl and Betsy Odden. Each team member received a medallion.

--Woodland Elementary team one took sixth place. Members include Chris Bienusa, Patrick Chromey, Adam Klepetka, Noah Struck and Kaylee Weigel. Individual ribbons were awarded.

Several District 206 students also took home individual honors. In the fact drill portion of the competition, Adam Hoeper (Lincoln) finished 12th, Struck placed 13th and Christenson finished 15th. Each student received a ribbon.

In the problem-solving portion, the following students placed in the top 10 and received medallions:

Foster, third; Maier, fourth; Jon Hubred (Lincoln), fifth; and Lattimer, ninth.

Receiving ribbons were Olivia Kopp (Woodland), 11th; Christenson, 12th; Dakota Zollner (Miltona), 13th; Struck, 17th; and Brandt, 18th.

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