On February 11 students from Monument Elementary and Quincy Junior High School participated in the MATHCOUNTS regional competition at Foothills Middle School in Wenatchee.
Gunnar Petersen took second place overall and moves forward to compete at the State championships in Redmond on March 24th. Gunnar also took first place in the 8th grade individual competition while his younger brother Gates Petersen took first place in the 6th grade individual division. Sandra Huezo took 3rd place in the 6th grade division. Quincy Junior High placed 5th in the team competition and Monument Elementary placed 7th.
Members of the Monument team are: Gates Petersen, Sandra Huezo, Bethany Safe and Randi Reynolds. Members of the Quincy Junior High School team are: Shayla Appling, Gunnar Petersen, Hamilton Hyer, and Elizabeth Neilson. Also participating in the individual competition for Quincy Junior High: Loren Goninan, Sebastian Gomez, Anahi Sanchez, and Margarita Buenrostro.