Cannon students place fifth at regional MathCounts competition
by Staff Writer
The American Society of Professional Engineers sponsors MathCounts, a problem-solving competition promoting math proficiency for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. After placing fifth, the Cannon team will go on to the state competition held March 16 in Durham.
Team members include:
• Seventh-graders Soumya Avva, Huntersville; Stanton McKay, Concord; Zack Olguin, Davidson; Brian Park, University City; and Mimi Wahid, Salisbury.
• Eighth-graders Austin Coale, Concord; Angeli Gupta, University City; Reid Herrera, Harrisburg; Davis Nelson, Salisbury; and Christiana Stylianou, Concord.
• Ninth-grader Uday Uppal of Huntersville served as the team’s assistant coach.