PRCC hosts junior high math competition

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  POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College hosted the District Level Math Competition for junior high and middle school students on Monday, Feb. 29, on the Poplarville campus.
  First place in seventh grade went to Wyatt Carter from Petal Middle School with classmate Quinn Puckett taking second place.
  Thomas Sanchez, also from Petal Middle School, took first place in eighth grade. Second place went to Grayson Nocera from Presbyterian Christian School.
  They will advance to the state competition on April 9 at Hinds Community College. The competition is sponsored annually by the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  Apples Ltd. and Global Contracting donated prizes and cash for the awards.
  Other schools competing were Bassfield High, Hancock Middle, Our Lady Academy, Prentiss High, Middle School of Poplarville, South Forrest Attendance Center, Central Baptist, Sacred Heart, North Forrest High and West Marion High.


Sponsor Kim Hinton accompanied seventh graders Wyatt Carter, from left, and Quinn Puckett  and eighth graders Thomas Sanchez and Justin Clark when they represented the Petal Middle School at the MCTM District Math Competition Feb. 29 at Pearl River Community College. Carter and Sanchez placed first and Puckett took home second place.
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Seventh graders Reese Tisdale, from left, and Benjamin Barbieri and eighth graders Grayson Nocera and Madison Milton represented the Presbyterian Christian School in Hattiesburg at the MCTM District Math Competition Feb. 29 at Pearl River Community College. Nocera placed second. Sponsor is Melissa Brown.
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