HSPE announces Math Matters winners

The 2014 Math Matters Mathematics Competition was held March 1 at Maui Waena School.

Twelve local elementary schools participated in this year’s event, which included teams of 3rd-, 4th- and 5th-graders.

Pukalani Elementary School was the winner of the team competition, with Pomaikai School and Wailuku Elementary School finishing second and third, respectively.

Liam Caldwell, a 5th-grader from Pomaikai School, and Jim Campbell, a 5th-grade home-schooled student, both had perfect scores on the individual test. Michael Wong (grade 5) from Wailuku Elementary School finished third.

The Math Matters Mathematics Competition is an annual event sponsored by the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers – Maui Chapter.