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Chattahoochee Valley students compete in GSW math tournament

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Students from 45 high schools, including Columbus, Americus-Sumter, Marion County, Schley County and Southland Academy participated in the 40th annual Georgia Southwestern State University Math Tournament.

According to a news release, “The GSW School of Computing and Mathematics annual math tournament is the longest-running competition of its kind in the state and is one of the largest each year.

Teams competed in the written and ciphering problem-solving portions.

In all, over 400 students competed in the event. Winners were recognized in six Georgia High School Association (GHSA) divisions and two Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) divisions.

First place in the team competition was awarded to First Presbyterian Day School (GHSA-A), Greater Atlanta Christian School (GHSA-AA), Oconee County High School (GHSA-AAA), Columbus High School (GHSA-AAAA), Houston County High School (GHSA-AAAAA), Rockdale Magnet School (GHSA-AAAAAA), Brandon Hall School (GISA-AA), and Tattnall Square Academy (GISA-AAA).

Americus-Sumter High School (GHSA-AAAA), Lee County High School (GHSA-AAAAA), Macon County High School (GHSA-AA), and Marion County High School (GHSA-A) placed second. Schley County High School (GHSA-A) and Southland Academy (GISA-AAA) placed third.

Sponsored by the AT&T Foundation, this tournament is a qualifier for the state math tournament. Georgia Southwestern’s junior math tournament will take place Saturday, March 8.”

Sarah Panko

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