Horizon West teams place third, fourth and seventh in regional math tournament
May 9, 2018
Several Horizon Middle School West Campus students received individual awards, and Moorhead teams placed third, fourth and seventh in the Grade 6 Regional Math Masters Tournament held in Moorhead on March 16. Fourteen teams from the area participated in individual and team rounds.
Individual medals went to Horizon West students Macy Larson, first place, and Gunnar Thomasson, second place. Individual ribbons went to Jacob Rossland, seventh place, and Rylen Wohlfeil, ninth place.
The Horizon West Black Team placed third in the Math Masters Tournament. Team members are Macy Larson, Taliah Triggs, Justin Sheldon, Paige Stephenson and Gunnar Thomasson.
The Horizon West White Team placed fourth in the tournament. Team members are Cossette Anderson, Cameron Benesh, Courtney Haberer, Tate Linn and Rylen Wohlfeil.
The Horizon West Orange Team placed seventh in the tournament. Team members are Izzy Kelly, Stefan Pederson, Jacob Rossland, Daniel Stromsodt and Logan Olschlager.
Leigh Dornfeld is the Math Masters coordinator.
Math Masters of Minnesota is a statewide competition that challenges students to use higher-order thinking skills and problem-solving abilities in mathematics and recognizes academic effort and achievement.
Photo: At the April 9 board meeting, Brandon Lunak, interim superintendent, and Scott Steffes, School Board chair, recognize Horizon West Math Masters individual winners and teacher Leigh Dornfeld.