HA Middle School MathCounts team advances to the state tournament
Ten of Houston Academy’s middle schoolers competed in the MathCounts Regional Tournament at Auburn University Montgomery on Friday, February 21. Marcel Burque fought his way up to tournament champion after a series of head-to-head battles between the top 4 contestants onstage. Jason Mun also advanced to the final round. Marcel and Jason, along with Misbah Meghani and Raj Patel, placed second in the team competition, advancing to the state tournament on March 21 in Mobile.
The MathCounts Competition Series is a nationwide program whose mission is to cultivate talent in the nation’s brightest young minds by bringing students from all 50 states into a series of in-person contests. It is sponsored by the nation’s top organizations in science and technology. Go to Mathcounts.org for more information.