On Thursday, February 17th, eleven students from Ambridge Area Middle School participated in the Beaver County MathCounts Competition held online through the Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) website. The Beaver County chapter is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers. Coached by teachers Glenn Freed and Ashley Simpson, the competing students were Alison Bittner, Eden DeMuth, Parker Eisel, Noah Fabrizio, Owen Hammond, JR Koster, Colin Meadows, Janna Rusnak, Cooper Scheidemantle, Abby Smith, and Hannah Thear. The competition featured 43 students from schools across Beaver County. Students independently competed in the Sprint round of 30 no calculator questions within 40 minutes and the Target round of four sets of 2 calculator questions within 6 minutes for each set. Then Janna Rusnak, Hannah Thear, JR Koster, and Parker Eisel worked together on the Team round of 10 questions. The final individual results had four Ambridge students in the top 10 in the county level. Alison Bittner ranked 5th overall, JR Koster ranked 6th, Janna Rusnak ranked 8th, and Hannah Thear ranked 10th. Only the top 4 ranked students from this county competition are invited to the state competition. to all who competed and thank you to the students and families for their hard work!
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