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Local students qualify for state math competition

Posted: 6:29 PM, Mar 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-30 04:39:14Z

Local students are putting their computing power to the test, and several of them have now qualified for state-level competitions. 

Thursday, math whizzes from schools in Tucson gathered at Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School in Vail for a competition.

Seven students qualified to move on to higher level competition; six sixth-graders and one eighth-grader.

Aiden Goldberg from the Hebrew Academy placed third overall.

Goldberg and five others will compete in the MATHLEAGUE competition. 

Eight grader, Ben, will show his stuff in the MATHCOUNTS competition.