Math Team finds further success at competitions

Priyanka Shrijay, Opinion Editor

According to coach Joseph Scroll, the Math Team went to two competitions this month: an Illinois Math League competition on Dec. 12 for which scores have not yet been released and a North Suburban Math League competition on Dec. 7 where the team took eighth place. They also went to two competitions in November: the IML competition Nov. 7, where the team tied for first place out of about 60 teams and the NSML competition Nov. 1, where the team took eighth place overall.

There are five NSML competitions over the course of the school year. The competition on Dec. 7 was the third. The Math Team ranked in 12th place for their orals, a competition where students are given a complicated problem and are required to present their solutions.

The freshman team took fifth place, the sophomores secured 13th place, the juniors earned 12th place and the seniors took 10th place.