Huntington University math contest awards students from Concord, Northridge

The goal of the annual contest at Huntington University is to support kids who are good at math, according to the school.

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:24 p.m.

Northridge and Concord students took home awards at a regional Huntington University mathematics competition on April 16. 

Northridge placed first in the team competition out of 17 schools, according to a press release from Huntington University.

Discovery Middle School in Granger and Concord Junior High School placed second and third in the team competition, respectively. 

Garrett Rodino, who is in eighth grade at Northridge, won third place in the individual competition, which was decided by a final three-way tie-breaking question.

The competition has three rounds, including written and timed math problems. It happens annually as a way to encourage students who are good at math, the school said in the release.

Follow reporter Lydia Sheaks on Twitter at @LydiaSheaks

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