Pearl River Community College

Top junior high mathematicians advance

  POPLARVILLE - Four students have advanced to the state level after the regional Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics competition held March 6 at Pearl River Community College.
  Wyatt Carter and Mikhyla McGee, students at Petal Middle School, placed first and second, respectively.
  Fellow Petal student Kinlea Robinson placed first in seventh grade competition. Second place in seventh grade went to Sam Powell, a student at Presbyterian Christian School.
  The four will compete again on April 8 at Hinds Community College for state titles.
  Six other schools also competed at PRCC - Bassfield Junior High, Hancock Middle, Middle School of Poplarville, Sacred Heart, South Forrest Attendance Center and West Marion.


Petal Middle School eighth graders Wyatt Carter, left, and Mikhyla McGee placed first and second respectively in the Mississippi Council of Math Teachers competition March 6 at Pearl River Community College. Kinlea Robinson, third from left, placed first in seventh grade competion. Alexis Essary also competed.
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Sam Powell, third from left, placed second in the seventh grade division at the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics competition March 6 at Pearl River Community College. Other Presbyterian Christian School students who competed are, from left, eighth graders Benjamin Barbieri and Reese Tisdale and seventh grader Sterling Robbins.
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