Winners announced in 29th annual Math Bowl at Northwest Florida State College

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3/11/2016

Teams from 19 Northwest Florida high schools competed in the 29th annual Math Bowl at Northwest Florida State College on Friday, March 4, at the college’s Niceville Campus.

After a daylong competition consisting of written exams and ciphering matches, an awards ceremony was held for the event’s team and individual winners.

Team winners

Class X – 1st place: Chipley High School; 2nd place: Freeport High School; 3rd place: Port St. Joe High School; 4th place: Baker School.

Class Y – 1st place: Rutherford High School (Panama City); 2nd place: Gulf Breeze High School; 3rd place: Pensacola Catholic; 4th place: Rocky Bayou Christian School.

Class Z – 1st place: Chiles High School (Tallahassee); 2nd place: Lincoln High School (Tallahassee); 3rd place: Rickards High School (Tallahassee); 4th place: Fort Walton Beach High School.

Individual winners

Class X – 1st: Austin Wyatt of Chipley; 2nd: Whitley Pettis of Chipley; 3rd: Ryan Lechner of Freeport; 4th: Nathan Glover of Chipley; 5th: Nick Garrett of Freeport.

Class Y – 1st: Justin Li of Rutherford; 2nd: Richard Musca of Gulf Breeze; 3rd: Cleveland Li of Rocky Bayou; 4th: Matthew Hunter of Rutherford; 5th: Jessica Laenger of Gulf Breeze.

Class Z – 1st: Jamie Gao of Chiles; 2nd: Graham O’Donnell of Lincoln; 3rd: Puneet Sachdeva of Rickards; 4th: Carson Jones of Rickards; 5th: Joanna Wang of Chiles.

In addition to trophies for individual and team winners, the highest scoring student in each category received a monetary award. Jamie Gao of Chiles received a $100 Visa gift card for highest overall score, a perfect 225, while Justin Li of Rutherford and Austin Wyatt of Chipley each received $50.