The Groton Area Invitational MathCounts Competition was held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 in the high school gym.
113 students from eight Aberdeen area schools (Britton-Hecla, Gettysburg, Holgate, Northwestern, Roncalli, Simmons, Warner, and Groton) participated in the event, which was sponsored by 3M of Aberdeen. Groton student, Gretchen Dinger, earned third place in the seventh grade individual division.
MathCounts is a nationwide coaching and competition program for middle school students that promotes excellence in mathematics. The next junior high competition will be the Roncalli Invitational MathCounts Competition on Wednesday, October 30.
Picture - 7th Grade Individual Awards
First Row from the left: Annie Dvorak, Northwestern, 1st Place; Kaden Larson, Roncalli, 2nd Place; Gretchen Dinger, Groton, 3rd Place.
Second Row From Left: Reece Comstock, Holgate, 4th Place; Libby Scepaniak, Warner, 5th Place; Athena Johnson, Holgate, 6th Place