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UW-Eau Claire Announces Results
From Regional Mathematics Meet

 MAILED:  March 1, 2004

EAU CLAIRE — One hundred eighteen students from eighteen western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota high schools participated in the 22nd annual regional Mathematics Meet held Feb. 14 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

The Eau Claire Memorial team, The Deriving Force, took first place in the large school AAA division. The Eau Claire North team, DNE, won second place.

The Deriving Force team featured Matt Beckler, Tarek Elgindi, Jacob Jurmain, Andy Kokemoor, Jacob Lofquist, and Adam Wolf.

Xiaowen Cheng of Eau Claire Memorial took first place in Class AAA individual honors. She was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for four credit hours funded by a grant from Xcel Energy to the sponsor of the meet, the UW-Eau Claire mathematics department.

Second-place AAA individual honors went to Jurmain of Eau Claire Memorial and Dan Kleven of Eau Claire North. They were each offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for three credit hours.

Tied for third-place AAA individual honors were Beckler and Elgindi from Eau Claire Memorial, Tom Dean from Park Center Senior High, Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Aaron McTavish from Eau Claire North. Each was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for two credit hours.

The West Salem High School team, Panther Powers, won the medium school AA division. The Altoona High School team, Radical Rails, took second place.

The Panther Powers consisted of Peter Bajurny, Will Fletcher, Chris Getter, Bryan Guthrie, Jessica Hulberg, and Grady Jenseng.

First-Class AA individual honors went to Getter of West Salem. Adam Pieterick of Altoona took second-place honors. Andrew Phillips from Altoona took third-place honors and Alex Zierl from Durand placed fourth.

Getter was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for four credit hours. Pieterick was offered a scholarship for three credit hours. Phillips was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for two credit hours and Zierl was offered a scholarship at UW-Eau Claire for one credit hour.

In the small school division A, The Royall Radicals from Royall High School, Elroy, placed first. The McDonell Mackmaticians I, from McDonnell High School in Chippewa Falls, placed second.

The Royall Radicals team consisted of Stephanie Davis, Brian Niehausen, Nick Niehausen, Jacob Rego, Ryan Ross, and Megan Witt.

Davis from Royall, took first place Class A individual honors and was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for four credit hours.

Mike Amudson, from McDonnell, placed second and was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for three credit hours.

Sarah Hofkes, also from McDonnell, placed third and was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for two credit hours.

Emily Maslonkowski, from McDonnell, placed fourth and was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for one credit hour.

Other Class AA individual winners were Matt Ham and Theresa Klinkhammer, both of La Crosse Aquinas.

Other Class A individual winners were Ross and Rego, both from Royall.

The winning Eau Claire team was advised by Debbie Smieja. Chris Milne advised the first-place West Salem team, and Kirk Caulkins advised the Royall Radicals, the first-place finisher in the Class A division.

Other advisers were Margie Craemer of Eau Claire North, Anita Fairbanks of Altoona, and Carolyn Peloquin of McDonnell.

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Updated: March 1, 2004