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Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2016 MATHCOUNTS competition

Joy Schiele
Wiesbaden, Germany | April 4, 2016

The 2016 Department of Defense MATHCOUNTS State Competition was held in Wiesbaden on March 31st.

"Mathletes" from both DoDEA-Europe and DoDEA-Pacific representing Ankara EHS, AFNORTH MHS, Aviano MHS, Brussels EHS, Robert D. Edgren MHS, Landstuhl EMS, Lester MS, Netzaberg MS, Patch MS,
Ramstein MS, Ryukyu MS, Sigonella MHS and Yokosuka MS competed in this year's competition.

Congratulations to the following teams and individuals:

Team Placements:

Ramstein Middle School (Lily Butler, Keenan Francisco, Alexander Ivan and Dylan Keeble: Coach: Mark Krevalis)

Second Place: Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School (Alex Adams, Ian Deaton, Ryan Tester, and Orion Torres: Coach: Kara Stolee-Keifer)

Third Place: Sigonella Middle High School (Benjamin Berlin, Eliana Durkee, Isaac Griswold and Emily Parker:Coach: James Martin)

Fourth Place: Ankara Unit School (Asher Ager, Barbara Kargul, Katherine Rook and Grant Schooling: Coach: Senem Kadioglu)

Fifth Place: Robert D. Edgren Middle /High School (Connor Cayner, Noah Miller, Trevor Quintero and Lily Tayag:Coach: Mark Van Zweden)

Sixth Place: Lester Middle School (Alexandria Gregory, Nathan Hackel, George Semple, and Alexander Saber: Coach: Amy Mathews-Soto)

Individual Placements:

First Place: Dylan Keeble, Ramstein Middle School, Coach: Mark Krevalis

Second Place: Joseph Cates-Beier,Yokosuka Middle School, Coach: Lori Lundgren

Third Place: Alexander Ivan, Ramstein Middle School, Coach: Mark Krevalis

Fourth Place: Nicholas Burns,Netzaberg Middle School, Coach: Cristina Minton

Fifth Place: Grant Schooling, Ankara Elementary High School, Coach: Senem Kadioglu

Sixth Place: Jonathan Coronado,AFNORTH Middle High School,Coach: Rachel Munoz

Unofficial Countdown Round:

First Place: Walter Whitehurst, Patch Middle School, Coach: Sharon Gilbert

Second Place:  Nicholas Burns,Netzaberg Middle School, Coach: Cristina Minton

Third Place: Alexander Ivan,Ramstein Middle School, Coach: Mark Krevalis

Fourth Place: Isaac Griswold, Sigonella Middle High School, Coach: James Martin

MATHCOUNTS is a national coaching and competition program designed to stimulate 6th through 8th grade students' interest and achievement in mathematics. Teachers and volunteers coach student mathletes beginning each fall and continuing through the year. Participating schools select four students to compete as teams and individuals in Chapter meets that were held in February. The winning teams from each Chapter contest advanced to the DoD State Competition. The 2016 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition will be held at the Renaissance Washington on May 7th-10th, in Washington, D.C..

Representing DoD State will be a team composed of the four highest scoring individual finishers at the DoDEA State MATHCOUNTS Competition:

Dylan Keeble (Ramstein Middle School), Joseph Cates-Beier (Yokosuka Middle School), Alexander
Ivan, (Ramstein Middle School) and Nicholas Burns,(Netzaberg Middle School) are the DoD STATE
team members at the National Competition. Mark Krevalis (Ramstein Middle School) will coach the DoD Team at the National Competition in Washington D.C.

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