IMS Mathcounts Team Places Third At State Competition
Mercer Island, WA, March 27, 2023 - The Islander Middle School Mathcounts team of Kyle Liao, Eli Glowitz, Keith Chung, and Eric Shao won third place at the Washington State Mathcounts Competition on Saturday, March 18.
This is one of the most prestigious middle school math competitions. Most of the competing teams were composed of eighth graders, while the IMS team members are all sixth or seventh graders, which is very impressive!
Eric Shao finished the competition in third place, which means he qualified to be one of four members of the Washington State team that will compete at the National Mathcounts Competition in Orlando, Florida, in May.
Kyle Liao, who was one of the youngest competitors, took 10th place in the competition.
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The Islander Middle School Mathcounts team of Kyle Liao, Eli Glowitz, Keith Chung, and Eric Shao won third place at the Washington State Mathcounts Compe.tition on Saturday, March 18.
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