William Woods University recently hosted the Second Annual Math Relays competition for high schools from the Mid-Missouri Conference. Participants from Harrisburg, Hallsville and South Callaway school districts met on the university campus to compete on Saturday (Oct. 20).
Tyler Crouch and Kelson Rosbach of Hallsville tied for 1st place. Others scoring in the top five overall were Cody Wimmer of South Callaway, 3rd place; Caleb Bartley of South Callaway, 4th place, and Kierstyn Fornoff of South Callaway, 5th place.
Students competed by grade level in both individual and team events. Topics ranged from algebra and geometry to more advanced areas, such as probability and set theory.
WWU staff participating in the relays included math and sciences faculty Chris Schneider, Dennis Nickelson, Joe Kyger and Jim Wayne. Vikky Bucher and Mathew Willard, a junior majoring in mathematics, provided additional support.
The top five overall scorers in the Math Relays (left to right) are: Kierstyn Fornoff of South Callaway, 5th place; Caleb Bartley of South Callaway, 4th place; Cody Wimmer of South Callaway, 3rd place, and Tyler Crouch and Kelson Rosbach of Hallsville, 1st place (tie).