Math Team Advances to State


Alexis Enacopol '16, Editor of the School News Section

The Benet Academy Math Team earned first place in the 3AA Division of the 2016 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Mathematics Contest this past weekend. Throughout the state of Illinois, the Math Team placed 14th out of 77 schools and will be heading to Champaign on Saturday, May 7, for the state competition.

The results are as follows:

1st Place Finishes

Algebra II Individual: Michael O’Grady

PreCalc Individual: Declan McNamara

Frosh-Soph Two Person: Gio Ahern and Andrew Marquardt

2nd Place Finishes

Calculator Team: Matt Bianucci, Christoph Gaffud, Andrew Marquardt, Connor Ray, and Paul Severino

Junior-Senior Two Person: Declan and Owen McNamara

Oralist: Declan McNamara

3rd Place

Algebra I Individual: Christoph Gaffud