The Hinds Community College Raymond Campus Mathematics Department hosted the district seventh and eighth grade mathematics competition, sponsored by the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics, on March 2.
Each year the middle schools and junior high schools in the Hinds district are invited to send their top two seventh grade mathematics students and their top two eighth grade mathematics students to this competition. These participants take a written, standardized test.
The first and second place winners in each grade qualify for the state competition on March 25 at Madison Middle School in Madison County.
Team trophies for gold, bronze and silver are also awarded to the teams that amass the most total points on the exams.
Individual awards: Seventh grade: First place, Thomas Wasson of Madison, Jackson Preparatory School; second place, Abigail Varsheese, Clinton Junior High School; third place, Abhay Chenuku, Clinton Junior High; fourth place, Worth Hewitt of Jackson, Jackson Preparatory School.
Eighth grade: First place, Caleb Miller, Clinton Junior High; second place, Saatvik Agrawal, Clinton Junior High; third place, Bradley Stafford of Jackson, Jackson Preparatory School; fourth place, Andrew Banks of Brandon, Jackson Preparatory School.
Team awards: Seventh grade: Gold, Jackson Preparatory School; Silver, Clinton Junior High; Bronze, Brandon Middle school.
Eighth grade: Gold, Clinton Junior High; Silver, Jackson Preparatory School; Bronze, Byram Middle School.
For more information about Hinds, see www.hindscc.edu.
Hinds Community College is celebrating its 100th year of Community Inspired Service in 2017. Hinds opened in September 1917 first as an agricultural high school and admitted college students for the first time in 1922, with the first class graduating in 1927. In 1982 Hinds Junior College and Utica Junior College merged, creating the Hinds Community College District. Today, as Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution with six locations. Hinds offers quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.Hinds CC announces winners of middle school math contest.