BEVERLY - Students put on their thinking caps and worked hard competing in this year's Randolph County Math Field Day.
About 70 students from the elementary schools in Randolph County added, divided, multiplied and subtracted their way to the top during the event, held
Caden Boggs, a fifth-grade student from Homestead Elementary School, is the winner of the estimation jar contest at Randolph County Math Field Day. Boggs’ guess of 94 peanut butter cups was the exact number contained in the jar. Boggs is pictured with Math Field Day co-coordinator Barbara Tyre.
Winners in the fourth-grade division were Luke Anger from Third Ward, Lee Chua from Midland and Annmarie Raschella from Coalton. Fifth-grade winners were Micah Allen from George Ward, Josh Bright from George Ward, Evelyn Bennett from Third Ward and Caden Boggs from
Boggs also won the estimation jar contest. His guess - 94 - was the exact amount of peanut butter cups contained in the jar.
"I was nervous at first," Anger said. "But after the first test, I knew there was nothing to worry about."
Rachella said she was initially nervous.
"I was also very excited to participate in the event," Raschella said.
Coordinators were Barbara Tyre, a second-grade teacher at Third Ward Elementary School, and Amanda Miniger, a fourth-grade teacher at Coalton
"I am very proud of all the students participating in the event," Tyre said. "I am grateful to the Beverly Fire Department for allowing us to use their hall for this event."
Winners will compete in the Regional Math Field Day, slated for March 29 at Robert C. Byrd High School in Clarksburg.