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Winners in 37th Annual Regional Math Contest Announced


JONESBORO – Approximately 150 students from high schools in eight counties competed March 9 in the Northeast Arkansas Regional Mathematics Contest at Arkansas State University.

A-State's Department of Mathematics and Statistics, along with the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics, hosted the 37th annual contest.  Students enrolled algebra I, geometry, algebra II, trigonometry/pre-calculus, calculus, or statistics competed.

Those who placed first, second or third are invited to participate in the State Math Contest on April 25 in in Conway.  Scholarships will be awarded to winners at the state level.

Honorable mention was presented to those students who would have placed, but lost a tie-breaker question.

The regional contest winners were:

Algebra I

  • First Place: Trevor Paulson, Harrisburg High School
  • Second Place: Maggie Xu, MacArthur Junior High School
  • Third Place: Suh Young Choi, Valley View Junior High School
  • Honorable Mention: Christina Moody, Annie Camp Junior High School


  • First Place: Charles Schlesinger, Annie Camp Junior High School
  • Second Place: Paris Rich, Annie Camp Junior High School
  • Third Place: Quinn Thomas, Annie Camp Junior High School      

Algebra II

  • First Place: Jason Waddell, Paragould High School
  • Second Place: Anika Mittal, Blytheville College Prep School
  • Third Place: Olivia Langner, Brookland High School


  • First Place: Madeleine Foster, Walnut Ridge High School
  • Second Place: Clayton Barrett, Paragould High School
  • Third Place: Nathan Baggett, Brookland High School
  • Honorable Mention: Autumn Lovelady, Westside High School


  • First Place: Kalysha Chandler, Nettleton High School
  • Second Place: Anna Sturgeon, Nettleton High School
  • Third Place: Matthew Widmer, Paragould High School
  • Honorable Mention: Audra Nailling, Paragould High School
  • Honorable Mention: Arianna Nuhung, Nettleton High School
  • Honorable Mention: Ali Tucker, Nettleton High School

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Algebra II winners
Algebra II contest winners,
Waddell, Mittal and Langner