Teams Place 1st & 2nd in AISA District Math Competition
Bayside's middle school math team finished as champions and the high school math team finished runner-up at the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) District Math Competition at Faith Academy yesterday.
Each school in the competition is permitted a middle school and a high school team, with each team allowed five competing members and one alternate, and the top four scores are used to determine the winners. The high school team has a ciphering round where four members answer four questions each.
Middle school mathletes were 8th graders Braxton Bender, Huan Chen, Joey Dorman, and John Stephen Klimjack and 7th graders Don Chen and Owen Swagart. Huan Chen was the highest individual scorer of the middle school competition.
High school mathletes were seniors Michael Klimjack, Georgia McInnis, Jack Roussos, and Isabelle Rutland and junior Jared Dull. Michael Klimjack was the highest individual scorer of the high school competition.
The entire middle school team and Michael Klimjack will represent Bayside Academy at the AISA State Math Competition in Montgomery on January 31. The team sponsor is Joe Swagart.