SPASH Math Team Finishes Second Competition of Year
The SPASH Math Team. (L-R) Front: Angel Zhou, Emily Erdmann, Arlie Buerger. Back: Jimmy Wei, Chris Klesmith, Jenna Wasieleski, Eli Gaedtke, Elizabeth Lovejoy.
Photo and Story By Robert Whitmire
The Stevens Point Area Senior High School Math team sits atop the Central Wisconsin Math League standings after their second competition of the year.
The league consists of forty four schools from around the central Wisconsin area that compete three times throughout the school year at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Twelve students are chosen at SPASH each year from approximately 150-200 who tryout for the team. The team competes in three categories including Geometry, Algebra, and Advanced Math.
Team member Jimmy Wei is currently in 1st place in the Advanced Math category. SPASH Math instructor Denise Etrheim is the team advisor.
Sponsors of the Central Wisconsin Math League include UWSP, Sentry Insurance, Travel Guard, and Liberty Mutual Insurance of Wausau.