Jefferson Elementary School Students Compete in Math Contest
May 24, 2016 09:18AM ● Published by Jim
Back Row L-R: Josef Scarpa, Noah Kikkert, Alivia Klutterman, and Candace Wucherer. Front Row L-R: Josiah Barnes, Keller Bennett, Dustin Werner, and Ethan Westenmeyer
Students from Jefferson Elementary recently competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest, which is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem-solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math. More than 30,000 students representing 765 schools across the country took part in this spring’s contest.
Josiah Barnes from the 3rd-Grade Team and Josef Scarpa from the 5th-Grade Team were the team winners for Jefferson Elementary School, and Josiah Barnes won the National Honor Roll title. This title is awarded to the top 10% of participating mathletes.
The following students received National Honorable Mentions, which is awarded to the top 50% of participating mathletes: Keller Bennett, Rylee Dickinson, Noah Kikkert, Alivia Klutterman, Josef Scarpa, Dustin Werner, Ethan Westenmeyer, and Candace Wucherer,
Congratulations to all the students! The contest results demonstrate our students’ great problem-solving skills and math talents.