MARIANNA—Some 200 students representing 11 area high schools participated in the 33rd annual Chipola College Math Olympiad on March 10.
Students competed individually on written exams in Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry and Scholarship. Teams competed in three Ciphering competitions and for Team Awards that are earned through highest combined scores on the written exams. The students earned medals and trophies, and were treated to lunch. The event concluded with an awards ceremony in the Center for the Arts.
Overall team winners are: first, Marianna High, team members: Abigail Callahan, Ben Wiggins, Rick Brunner; second Tie, Blountstown High, team members: Sierra Helgerson, Caroline Hurst, Emily Holloway, And Chipley High, Zack Benkoczy, Stephen Chomos, Jayla Kindlespire.
Ciphering team winners are:
Algebra I—first, Cottondale High, team members: Hannah McClain, Christian Jordan, Addison Griffin; second, Washington County Christian, team members: Emma Rines.
Algebra II—first, Vernon High, team members: Austin Blaess, Kayla Brock, Alexis Henry; second, Marianna High, team members: Rick Brunner, Ronak Gocool, Aaron Meese.
Geometry—first, Marianna High, team members: Ben Wiggins, Faith Hardin, McKenna Evans; second, Chipley High, team members: Zack Benkoczy, Ella Page, Leo Pan. Individual award winners by category are:
Algebra I— first, Marianna Middle, Abigail Callahan; second, Marianna Middle, Lee Bethea; third, Grand Ridge, Jacob Holmes; fourth, Chipley High, Jayla Kindlespire; fifth, Altha Public, Alex Degolyer; sixth, Washington County Christian, Emma Rines; seventh, Malone High, Ian Baxley; eighth, Poplar Springs, Gracie Mitchell; ninth, Graceville High, Terra Jackson and tenth, Garceville High, Shelby Singletary.