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Bear Creek School students win in math contest

math contest Five students from The Bear Creek School (TBCS) earned first place medallions at a Math Olympics competition held by the Association of Christian Schools International at Fairview Christian School in Seattle, April 12.
   First place winners were: Megan Maass of Redmond, 3rd grade computation; Liz Knoff of Redmond, 4th grade reasoning; Curtis McCullough of Redmond, 5th grade computation; Nathan Shomber of Woodinville, 5th grade reasoning; and B.J. Webber of Bothell, 6th grade reasoning.
   Ninety percent of the TBCS students who entered the district competition earned fifth place or better.
   In 3rd grade computation, Molly Perara placed third and Chris Chang placed fifth. In 3rd grade reasoning, Jason Odom and Adam Rea tied for second and Catherine Banton placed fourth.
   In 4th grade computation, Megan Edwards placed fifth, and in 4th grade reasoning, Sarah Switzer took fourth place. Brooks Erickson earned second place in 5th grade computation and Zach Sawtelle took fifth place in 5th grade reasoning.
   In 6th grade reasoning, Mike Maxfield placed second and Elise Peterson took fifth. In 7th grade computation, Jaime Straub earned fourth place and Jeffrey Stensland, fifth.
   In 7th grade reasoning, Caleb Price placed second. Sarah Daniels and James Depolo tied for third.