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MHS Mathematics Students Excel at CAC Competition


Information submitted by Mr. Grant Hanks

(Maricopa) Teachers from the Maricopa High School (MHS) Mathematics Department recently took 89 students to the 40th Annual Central Arizona College Math Competition at the Signal Peak Campus located in Coolidge. MHS Math Instructor Mr. Grant Hanks commented, “Our students did extremely well. We had 29 students qualify for the individual competition. Entry into the individual competition was earned by performing well (answering 7 questions) in the qualifying round.” 

The following is a list of MHS students as well as their Level of Mathematics participation.


Level 1 (Algebra 1)

Level 2 (Geometry & Algebra 2)

Level 3 (Pre-Calculus & above)

Elise Brown Thunder

Carlos Aguilar-Negrete

Xander Benitez

Hannah Crean

Megan Carr

Bea Berthiaume

Ethan Fawcett

Lucas Dial

Rachel Blakely

David Henderson

Dallin Moffat

John Blodgett

Sadie Miller

Jennifer Nguyen

Lauren Davis

Tylinn Noble

Carter Paine

Kassidy Erick

Cierra Norman

Conner Paine

Joseph Ferland

Katelyn Oliverson


Teancum Hoopes

Joseph Rice


Hayley Ireland

Levi Sholes


Sarah Ledbetter

Lonnie Waite


Jackson Stensgard


In the Individual Competition, Lauren Davis, finished in 3rd Place overall and Xander Benetiz was in the top 10.

It the team round, Conner & Carter Paine finished in 2nd place for Level 2 while Ethan Fawcett & Deon Robinson won 1st Place for Level 1.

With the solid results of our students, Maricopa High School finished in 3rd Place among all the schools that participated in the competition.  Congratulations!



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