The Collinsville High School Math Team, took 2nd place overall in a state qualifying competition on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The team finished just a few points behind Carbondale.
William Gottschalk, math team sponsor, reports many individual and team successes for the day:
Freshman Jimmy Moore placed 1st in Algebra 1
Sophomore Jacob Whitener placed 3rd in Geometry
Junior Alec Votoupal placed 3rd in Algebra 2
Juniors Masen Kane and Irfan Durmic tied for 1st in Algebra 2
Senior Tricia McCain placed 2nd in Pre-Calculus.
All of the above individuals advance to state.
Geometry and Pre-Calculus teams placed 2nd
Algebra 2 team placed 1st
Freshman-Sophomore 8 Person Team placed 1st
Junior-Senior 8 Person Team placed 2nd
Calculator Team placed 1st
Freshman-Sophomore 2 Person Team placed 2nd
Junior-Senior 2 Person Team placed 1st
Oral Presentation Team placed 2nd
The above 1st place teams advance to state.
The state competition will be held at the University of Illinois on May 7th. Good luck Mr. Gottschalk and Kahok Math Team!