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Creekview High Students Win Math Tournament

Winning at Georgia Southwestern State's event qualifies them for the state tournament.

Creekview High School students won the team competition in their division at the Georgia Southwestern State University annual math tournament.

High school students from all over Georgia squared off Friday, Jan. 25 at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to put their math skills to the test, according to a release from ReadMedia.

The School of Computing and Mathematics at GSW held its 39th annual mathematics tournament. Sponsored by the AT&T Foundation, the competition is a qualifier for the state math tournament.

Teams from 45 high schools competed in the written and ciphering problem-solving portions. In all, 422 students competed in the event. Winners were recognized in six Georgia High School Association (GHSA) divisions and two Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) divisions.

In the individual portion of the competition, Creekview students Victoria Cochran and Janet Garner won first and third place, respectively. As a team, Creekview won first place in the GHSA-AAAAA division.

Other first place team winners included First Presbyterian Day School (GHSA-A), Calhoun High School (GHSA-AA), Oconee County High School (GHSA-AAA), Columbus High School (GHSA-AAAA), Rockdale Magnet School (GHSA-AAAAAA), Brandon Hall School (GISA-AA) and Tattnall Square Academy (GISA-AAA).

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