JC hosts MCTM Jr. H.S. Math Contest

ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s Math department along with the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics recently sponsored the district level MCTM Math Contest for Jr. High School students.  About 40 students from ten Pine Belt schools spent the morning working out various math problems to earn a spot at the state competition in April.

Northeast Jones’ Lauren Hunter took first place amongst eighth-graders with West Jones’ Ryan Logan earning second-place honors. Seventh-grader, Brad Garner from Mize won first place and Northeast Jones’ Ellison Latham won second place amongst the seventh graders competing. These students will continue competing on the state level on April 4, at Hinds Community College.