On Thursday, January 12th, the Mauston Fifth Grade Math Knowledge Teams competed in the annual Mississippi Valley Gifted and Talented Regional Competition held in Sparta.22 teams from 15 school districts competed in two rounds of competition – individual and team. Competitors were required to complete 20 very difficult math questions in 30 minutes – first in the individual round and then again in the team round.
Members of the Mauston Team 1 included Mykenzie Milheiser, Addison Gilbertson, Braison Tait, and Hannah Rattunde. Members of the Mauston Team 2 included Brock Massey, Chase Johnson, Shelby Perez, and Adrianna Miller. Kyle Dahl was also selected for Mauston Team 1 but was unable to attend. Mauston Team 2 prevailed by earning first place overall. In the individual round, Chase Johnson tied for second place out of 88 participants.
Congratulations to all of the members of the Fifth Grade Math Knowledge Team for doing a wonderful job!
- By Greg LaBansky
- Photos byBrandon Luehman