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CONTRIBUTED PHOTOCatasauqua Middle School sixth-grader Michael Monberger, right, and Alivia Obenski, of Northern Lehigh School District, were the runners-up in the grade 6 division at the Math 24 Challenge. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOCatasauqua Middle School sixth-grader Michael Monberger, right, and Alivia Obenski, of Northern Lehigh School District, were the runners-up in the grade 6 division at the Math 24 Challenge.

CMS student moves to state competition

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit held the third annual Math 24 Challenge March 24.

The game, created by Suntex International, is based on numbers, accuracy, mental math and speed. The goal is to find a solution resulting in the number 24, after carefully studying a card that includes a series of numbers.

Seventy-two students from Carbon and Lehigh counties competed for the chance to head to the state competition in June. Participating districts included Northern Lehigh, Parkland, Whitehall, Catasauqua, Northwestern, Jim Thorpe, Palmerton, East Penn and Allentown.

First-place winners and runners-up will advance to the state competition June 14 in Harrisburg.

The winner in the grade 6 division was Brittney Diehl of the Northern Lehigh School District.

In the grade 7-8 division, the winner was Parkland School District student Shlok Dholakia.

Runners-up were Alivia Obenski of the Northern Lehigh School District and Michael Monberger, a sixth-grader at Catasauqua Middle School, Parkland student Joyce Guo and Laryssa White of the East Penn School District.