STEM students compete in national contest

June 14th, 2013    Author: Administrator    Filed Under: Community

These third and fourth grade students students placed first, second, and third in their grade levels. Front row from left are Ivy Zinser, Hayden Hollins, Olivia Crawford; second row, Lincoln Montunnas, Montana Reynolds, Karis Jurgens, Luke Frondorf, Aiden Harrison.

Fifth graders are, from left, Garret Harrison, Austin Neat, Samuel Frondorf, Alex Black, and Trinity Donahue.

Student from the Clermont County Gifted STEM Program recently participated in the national Noetic Learning Mathematics Contest.

This elementary math problem solving competition had 19,831 participants from across the nation in grades 2-6.

The purpose of participating in the Noetic contest is to stimulate interest in math and to inspire students to excel. The preparation for and participation in this contest lays a solid foundation for students as they progress through their years in school, and will prepare them for possible careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

The contest results show that these students are rising to the occasion to meet new challenges. Many of the participating students received recognition for their achievements:

Third Grade Top Scorers
1st Place – Aiden Harrison (Bethel-Tate)
2nd Place – Hayden Hollins (Williamsburg)
3rd Place – Olivia Crawford (Williamsburg)

Fourth Grade Top Scorers
1st Place – Lincoln Montunnas and Luke Frondorf (tie – Bethel-Tate)
2nd Place – Montana Reynolds (Bethel-Tate)
3rd Place – Karis Jurgens (Williamsburg) and Ivy Zinser (Bethel-Tate)

Fifth Grade Top Scorers
1st Place – Garret Harrison (Bethel-Tate)
2nd Place – Samuel Frondorf and Austin Neat (tie – both Bethel-Tate)
3rd Place – Trinity Donahue and Alex Black (tie – both Bethel-Tate)

National Honor Roll (top ten percent in the nation)
Garret Harrison (Bethel-Tate)
Samuel Frondorf (Bethel-Tate)
Austin Neat (Bethel-Tate)
Alex Black (Bethel-Tate)
Trinity Donahue (Bethel-Tate)
Aiden Harrison (Bethel-Tate)
Hayden Hollins (Williamsburg)

National Honorable Mention (top fifty percent in the nation)
Meredith Goff (Williamsburg)
Kevin McCalla (Williamsburg)
Olivia Crawfod (Williamsburg)
Jason Crouch (Bethel-Tate)
Brandon Pointer (Bethel-Tate)
Cody Crocker (Bethel-Tate)
Nicholas Moorehead (Bethel-Tate)
Paige Fisher (Williamsburg)
Karis Jurgens (Williamsburg)
Ivy Zinser (Bethel-Tate)
Luke Frondorf (Bethel-Tate)
Elijah Ryan (Bethel-Tate)
Lincoln Montunnas (Bethel-Tate)
Noah Weis (Bethel-Tate)
Montana Reynolds (Bethel-Tate)
Hailey Speeg (Williamsburg)
Alex Black (Bethel-Tate)
Trey Hollins (Williamsburg)
Lauren Colyer (Williamsburg)
Lindsey McMullen (Bethel-Tate)
Eric Riedel (Bethel-Tate)
Casey Fischer (Bethel-Tate)
Drew Cranfill (Bethel-Tate)
Alex Manz (Bethel-Tate)
Kiarah Swartz (Bethel-Tate)
Grace White (Bethel-Tate)
Trinity Donahue (Bethel-Tate)
Cooper Reinert (Bethel-Tate)

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