Math team brings home win


Sandy Creek High’s 15-member math team competed in the 45th annual Math Day Competition at the University of West Georgia, earning top awards in several categories.

The competition consists of four tests designed to challenge a student’s mathematical ability in algebra, geometry, advanced math, and calculus. Students are tested individually and as teams.

In the individual portion of the competition, Anna Hyde placed first overall in algebra, Nathan Eason placed third overall in advanced math, Katalin Gossett placed in the top six in algebra, and Phaidra Buchanan placed in the top six in advanced math.

The Sandy Creek Math Team placed third overall in the team competition with 19 schools competing. Team members include Janna Campbell, Rachel Davis, Russell Cooks, Nathan Eason, Jin Kim, Elmer Gonzalez, Katalin Gossett, Anna Hyde, Phaidra Buchanan, Anna Bridgeman, Emma Bryan, Ethan Knight-Scott, Kilian Vidourek, Eli Presberg, and Abraham Respert.

Trophies were awarded to individual students and teams with the top three scores in each category.