Calloway County Middle School’s MathCOUNTS Team achieved remarkable success at the Kentucky Lake Chapter regional competition on February 3, hosted at WKCTC in Paducah. The team secured second place in the region, earning a coveted spot in the upcoming state championship at the University of Louisville in March. Members of the advancing team include Ava Bogard, Kyler McKeel, Zackary Haws, and Mason Riley.

Notably, CCMS student Ava Bogard emerged as the second-highest scoring individual in the entire tournament, showcasing exceptional mathematical prowess. Bogard also clinched second place in the quick recall tournament, an accolade reserved for the top 12 scoring students. Additionally, Zackary Haw and Kyler McKeel secured spots in the quick recall tournament.

The Laker MathCOUNTS team, comprising Ava Bogard, Kyler McKeel, Zackary Haws, Mason Riley, Tyler Sebby, Joseph French, Sam Davenport, Theodore Perlow, Emilio Gomez, Dean Vernon, Andy Rogers, and Elijah Craft, continues to demonstrate outstanding talent and dedication.