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High School Math Meet Results Announced

RELEASED: March 15, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — More than 185 students from 20 Wisconsin and Minnesota high schools participated in the 24th annual regional Mathematics Meet held Feb. 18 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 Menomonie team, Multiple Regressions, won second place.

The Deriving Force team featured Larry Chan, Xiaowen Cheng, Tarek Elgindi, Kelly Fitzgerald, Andy Kokemoor, and Nicole Olson.

Elgindi took first place in Class AAA individual honors. He was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 4 credit hours. Second place AAA honors went to Cheng. She was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 3 credit hours. Tied for third-place honors were Ankur Asthana from Menomonie and Victor Smith from Eau Claire North. Each was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 2 credit hours. Tyler Jennings and Olson, both from Eau Claire Memorial, tied for fourth place and were offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 1 credit hour.

The Altoona team, The Calculators, won the medium school AA division. The Durand team, Betas, placed second.

The Altoona team consisted of Adam Boese, Jessica Flater, Adam Nemec, Greg Nemec, Kristopher Phillips and Jeff Weinmester.

First-place Class AA individual honors went to Lewis Owen of Durand. Anthony Kirckof of Stanley-Boyd took second-place honors. Tyler Siedschlag from Ellsworth took third-place honors and Rick Martin of Tomahawk and Boese of Altoona tied for fourth place.

Owen was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 4 credit hours. Kirckof was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 3 credit hours. Siedschlag was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 2 credit hours. Martin and Boese were offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 1 credit hour.

In the small school A division, the Mackmaticians II from Chippewa Falls McDonell placed first. The Eau Claire Regis Jaegellonians placed second.

The McDonell team consisted of Mike Amundson, Haley Danielson, Bill McElroy, Michael Polus, Stephanie Polus and Kelsey Schimmel.

Polus took first-place Class A individual honors. He was offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 4 credit hours.

Brandon Sloan from McDonell, Rachel Lim from Regis, Lucas Scheeter from Royall and Ryan Ross from Royall tied for second place and were offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 3 credit hours.

Dan Schley from McDonell and Steve Ridenour from Regis tied for third place and were offered a UW-Eau Claire scholarship for 2 credit hours.

The winning Eau Claire Memorial team was advised by Debra Smieja. Kris Phillips advised the first-place Altoona team and Carolyn Peloquin advised the first-place Chippewa Falls McDonell team. Other advisers were David Berger of Menomonie, Dan Kvislen of Durand, and Mark Johnson of Eau Claire Regis.

Scholarships are funded by a grant from Xcel Energy to the UW-Eau Claire department of mathematics.

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