On Saturday, February 22, 2020, 28 members of the CHS Math Team competed at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) Regional Contest at SIUE.
Coach William Gottschalk said the CHS mathletes received numerous second place awards behind a very strong Carbondale team including: Algebra 1 team, Geometry team, Algebra 2 team, Freshman-Sophomore 8-Person Team, Junior-Senior 8-Person Team, Freshman-Sophomore 2-Person Team and the Oral Team.
Individually, freshman Hayden Truax placed 2nd on the Algebra 1 test; sophomores Aiden Kaufman and Hayden Wooley placed 2nd and 3rd respectively on the Geometry test; and Junior Tyler Boener placed 2nd on the Algebra 2 test.
The Calculator Team of Evan Capecchi, Hunter Juengel, Tyler Boerner, Aiden Kaufman and Jonathan Sewell earned 1st place. Their team score was the 5th best in the entire state.
The Calculator Team and the four individuals who placed will advance to the ICTM State Math Contest on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the University of Illinois-Champaign.