News Release, Calvert County Public Schools

Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus and Sunderland Elementary were victorious in the 22ndAnnual Elementary Mathematics Challenge held on March 9, 2019 at Patuxent High School. Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus captured the 4thgrade top spot, and Sunderland won the 5thgrade title.

Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “This event is a great opportunity for our high-achieving students. Thank you to all of the sponsors who devote their time to providing enrichment.”

During the event, which is jointly sponsored by the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) and Calvert County Public Schools, participants competed individually and in teams of 7 to work through challenges that involve problem solving, computation and critical thinking skills.

The winners are:

Grade 4 Team Winners Sponsors

1st– Patuxent Appeal Campus Susan Sudnick

2nd– Mt. Harmony Elementary School Kim Bracey

3rd– Huntingtown Elementary School Jill Gabrielson

4th– Sunderland Elementary School Theresa Young

5th– Windy Hill Elementary School Lori Whitaker

Grade 5 Team Winners

1st– Sunderland Elementary School Melissa Sydnor

2nd– Barstow Elementary School Steve Morris

3rd– Windy Hill Elementary School Nancy Sorzano

4th– Mutual Elementary School Monica Hendricks

5th– Mount Harmony Elementary School Kristy Kahler

Grade 4 Individual Winners

1st– Aaron Chen, Mt Harmony Elementary School

2nd– Logan Oberg, Sunderland Elementary School

3rd– Andrew Bisang, Mt. Harmony Elementary School

Grade 5 Individual Winners

1st– Samuel Richardson, Sunderland Elementary School

2nd– Ashlynn Vilcheck, Sunderland Elementary School

3rd– Lucas Pletcher, Sunderland Elementary School

Top School Scorer from Each School

Grade 4 Grade 5

Barstow Elementary School Natalie Grosek Ella Stout

Beach Elementary School Ysabelle Marcum Nora Derrick

Dowell Elementary School Elijah Barrett Eva Christensen

Huntingtown Elementary School Tai Caudle Tanner Chapman

Mt. Harmony Elementary School Aaron Chen Boris Nusinzon

Mutual Elementary School Anton Van der Vossen Umair Meraj

Patuxent Appeal Campus Agustin David Virginia Moss

Plum Point Elementary School Emily Mulholland Rondy Le

St. Leonard Elementary School Ruby Bowen Noah Nukolczak

Sunderland Elementary School Logan Oberg Samuel Richardson

Windy Hill Elementary School Emerson Owings Oliver Diamond

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