- South Middle's team took 2nd place at the State MATHCOUNTS competition, held at RPI on March 9th. The team tied for 1st place, but dropped to 2nd after a tie-breaker. Representing South Middle were team members Jonathan K., Eric P., Tristan W. and Richard Z., with Lillian W. as team alternate. Tristan and Eric finished among the top 12 individuals (from among 200 competitors), thus qualifying them to compete in the Countdown Round. Both received trophies for outstanding individual performance, with Tristan finishing in 5th place and Eric in 8th place overall. Congratulations, MATHCOUNTS team!