SCA elementary students place first at Math Olympics

April 2, 2014 

Summit Christian Academy first-place Math Olympians include SCA third-grade student Trey Kates and SCA fourth-grade student Christian Phillips.


Summit Christian Academy students in grades 3-6 recently competed in the Association of Christian School International Math Olympics at Plaza Heights Christian Academy. Eighteen SCA elementary students were tested in areas of reasoning and computation. Six students placed in the top 5 positions in their category and grade.

SCA third-grade student Trey Kates won first place in reasoning and third-grade student Jake Cumberland won third place in computation; fourth-grade student Christian Phillips won first place in reasoning and Zach Chinnery won fifth place in computation; fifth-grade student Collin Pemberton won third place in reasoning and sixth-grade student

Dan Martin won fifth place in reasoning.

Other students who participated in the meet include third grade-students Jillian Steller in computation, and Caleb Anderson and Jaxon Gamber in reasoning; fourth-grade students Elijah Huckabee and Nate Bartlett in computation, and Mattie Tapko in reasoning; fifth-grade students Haydn Godshall and Grant Frist competed in computation, and Devyn Holt competed in reasoning.

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