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TCMS takes first place in local MATHCOUNTS contest

A team of “mathletes” from Tates Creek Middle School took first place in the 2020 local MATHCOUNTS competition. The top-scoring individual and winner of a full-tuition, four-year scholarship from the University of Kentucky and a four-year $1,000 scholarship from Western Kentucky University was Joseph Vulakh. He also received a $500 scholarship from Kentucky MATHCOUNTS. Joseph and teammates Peyton Prichard, Tony Xu, and Seif Naqvi now advance to the state competition March 21 at WKU. For more information, please email MATHCOUNTS regional coordinator Natalee Feese.