The DDMS Math Counts team competed in the Chapter Competition this past Saturday at Wyoming Valley West Middle School in Kingston, PA. 164 students from 18 schools in the Northeast Math Counts Chapter competed for a chance to attend the state competition held later next month.
Connor LaMarca place 4th overall in the individual competition, and 5th in the Countdown Round, a jeopardy style round in which the top ten individuals compete.
DDMS received a trophy for the Most Improved School improving their team score form last year by 22 points. The team competitors fro DDMS were: Connor LaMarca (Grade 8), Troy Geisel, (Grade 6), Mason Melo (Grade 6), and Miles Nienstadt, (Grade 6).
Additional Mathletes from DDMS competing in the individual competition include 6th graders Natalie Davila, Nyla Salah, and Sadie Subedi.
Pictured: Mrs. DeFrancesco, Nyla Salah, Natalie Davila, Troy Geisel, Miles Nienstadt, Mason Melo, Connor LaMarca, (Missing from team picture, Sadie Subedi)