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Harriet Bishop Math Masters excel at competition

Fourteen fifth-graders from Harriet Bishop competed on three teams in the Math Masters competition at Lakeville South High School on Friday, April 20, with several outstanding individual and team performances.

Tito Froebe took first place in the individual round of competition, with Joseph Ong (5th), Haley Anderson (8th) and Jane McGuire (10th) also finishing in the top ten. In the fact drills competition, Lauren Bachmeier and Norah Brusco both finished in the top 20 overall. 

On the team side, Harriet Bishop 2 finished in 5th place and Harriet Bishop 1 took 7th. 

Congratulations to everyone who competed and for your growth 

Math Masters challenges students to use critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities, and gives recognition for academic effort and achievement.  The events include individual and team competitions in a wide range of math areas to allow students with many interests and backgrounds to excel. These challenges are the culmination of a year-long preparation as team members work to improve their math skills.  

Most years, as many as 5000 students compete at 35 different sites around the state of Minnesota and in Wisconsin as teams and individuals.  This year, Lakeville South hosted 178 students from 37 teams representing 13 schools.

Coached by Nathan Naef, Harriet Bishop teams and their members were:

Harriet Bishop 1:

  • Lauren Bachmeier
  • Jane McGuire
  • Joseph Ong
  • Nathan Schroeder

Harriet Bishop 2:

  • Garrett Ahern
  • Adam Briese
  • Norah Brusco
  • Tito Froebe
  • Isabella LaGorio

Harriet Bishop 3:

  • Haley Anderson
  • Amara Anyanwu
  • Aubrey Sandbo
  • Devin Sanders
  • Riley Nelson
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Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 09:43