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MATHCOUNTS Team Competes in District Competition

Eleven students from North Johnston Middle competed in the district's MATHCOUNTS competition on Friday, January 20, 2023.  The students were coached by Kim Cuddington, who serves as a sixth grade math teacher at the school. Mike Mourer also served as volunteer coach for the team. Eighth grade student, Angelina May, had an opportunity to compete in the Countdown Round of the competition with the seventh highest score of all the participating students in the district. Two other eighth grade NJMS students placed in the top ten of all participating students, including Colby Johnson and Chloe Howell, placing ninth and tenth, respectively. The following students represented NJMS at the MATHCOUNTS competition as shown in the group photo. [Front Row L to R: Justin Carrillo, Grayden Foster, Aiden Ernst, Claire Kornegay, Sophia Zenobi, and Angelina May; Back Row L to R: JT Davis, Cooper Gillett, Colby Johnson, Peyton Ford, Chloe Howell, and Coach Kim Cuddington] One of the two competing NJMS teams placed second in the district competition and will compete in the regional competition on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The second place team includes eighth grade students Justin Carrillo and Angelina May and sixth grade students Aiden Ernst and Sophia Zenobi. Congratulations to all participating students who did an amazing job!