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Jessica Clark

The MathCounts team from Memorial Middle School  (MMS) finished in first place, qualifying for the state-level competition, and the Rochambeau Middle School (RMS) MathCounts team finished in third place in the Northwest Chapter MathCounts competition held at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Saturday, February 4, 2023. 

MathCounts is a national mathematics program that provides students in grades 6-8 an opportunity to compete in contests against and alongside their peers. The MathCounts Competition Series has 4 levels of competition - school, chapter, state and national.

Members of the MMS team are Brandon Villadolid, Shaivi Gaddam, Ben Lutz, and Sathya Pedapudi. In the individual rounds, Shaivi finished in second place and Brandon finished in third place. In addition, Brandon won first place for the countdown round. Other MMS Math Counts The team members are Gabriel Walker, Katherine Salsbury, Ishaan Nalla and Satvik Nog. The MMS team has now qualified to move on to the state-level competition. The MMS team is coached by Tiziana Rodrigues, MMS math teacher. 

Members of the RMS team are Tomas Perez, Adam Wisnefsky, Tommy Marciano, and Prisha Mathur.  Tommy’s finish was one of the top 8 contestants at the competition. The RMS team is coached by Susan Waschak, RMS Math teacher.

MATHCOUNTS® is a nationwide middle school mathematics competition and coaching program held in various places in the United States, serving millions of middle school students since 1984. It is a national math enrichment program and competition series focused on engaging the critical thinking and problem-solving skills of middle school students.

The program allows the students to work together in a supportive environment while working together on fun, collaborative activities. The program provides students with an opportunity to delve into mathematics while enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity skills.

 

The Rochambeau Middle School (RMS) MathCounts team finished in third place in the Northwest Chapter MathCounts competition held at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Pictured are (L-R): Tomas Perez, Adam Wisnefsky,Tommy Marciano, and Prisha Mathur

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The MathCounts team from Memorial (MMS) finished in first place in the Northwest Chapter MathCounts competition held at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Pictured L-R are: Mrs. Tiziana Rodrigues, MMS MathCounts Coach, Katherine Salsbury, Shaivi Gaddam, Brandon Villadolid, Sathya Pedapudi, Ishaan Nalla and Ben Lutz.