More than 100 seventh and eighth grade students from Georgia schools recently competed in the Berry College Mathematics Contest.
Heritage Middle School in Catoosa County took first place, Rome Middle School in Rome earned second and Tattnall Square Academy in Macon earned third place. Emily Lin of Heritage Middle was the first place individual winner, Brendan Strickland of Rome Middle took second and Anna Hilliard of Tattnall Square Academy was third.
Other participating schools included: Armuchee Middle School, Floyd County; Berry College Middle School, Floyd County; Coosa Middle School, Floyd County; Dade Middle School, Dade County; Darlington Middle School, Rome; Lafayette Middle School, Walker County; Menlo Elementary School, Chattooga County; Pepperell Middle School, Floyd County; Pickens Junior High School, Pickens County; Saint Mary’s School, Rome; and Trion Middle School, Chattooga County.
The Berry College Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosts the competition to promote and encourage mathematical excellence.