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County Math Field Day winners announced

Morgan County Schools annual Math Field Day competition was held on Tuesday, January 24 at Warm Springs Middle School for students in grades 4 – 8 from Pleasant View Elementary, Paw Paw Schools, Warm Springs Intermediate, and Warm Springs Middle School.

The Math Field Day competition for students in grades 9 – 12 was held at Berkeley Springs High School and Paw Paw High School.  The students who participated were selected based on their interest and academic achievement in mathematics. This event is very challenging but rewarding for students.

The first, second, and third place winners from Morgan County will compete at the Regional Math Field Day event at Potomac State University, on Monday, March 13, with a snow date of Wednesday, March 15. Alternates will fill in for any vacancies that may occur.

The winners are:

4th grade

First: Elise Powell – Warm Springs Intermediate

Second: Iris Helmick-  Paw Paw Schools

Third: Bane Peacher – Warm Springs Intermediate

First Alternate: Logan Brown – Pleasant View

Second Alternate: Lyric Gildowan – Warm Springs Intermediate.

5th grade

First: Bowen Chen –  Warm Springs Intermediate

Second: Kayden King – Warm Springs Intermediate

Third: Nathaniel Wiens – Warm Springs Intermediate

First Alternate: Landon Hiles -Warm Springs Intermediate

Second Alternate: Thomas Savicki – Warm Springs Intermediate.

6th grade

First: Xander Stotler – Warm Springs Middle

Second: Brennen Anderton -Warm Springs Middle

Third: Madison Higgenbotham -Warm Springs Middle

First Alternate: Braylon Miller -Warm Springs Middle

Second Alternate: Payton Babbie – Warm Springs Middle

7th  grade

First: Oliver Jurick – Warm Springs Middle

Second: Davis Stotler – Warm Springs Middle

Third: Jennings Carder – Paw Paw Schools

First Alternate: Bladyn Younker – Warm Springs Middle

Second Alternate: Conner Kendall – Paw Paw Schools

8th grade

First: Austin Gentile – Warm Springs Middle

Second: Braden Brinegar – Warm Springs Middle

Third: Malcolm Johns – Warm Springs Middle

First Alternate: Jeremiah Clark – Warm Springs Middle

Second Alternate: Rylee Sauter -Warm Springs Middle.

9th grade

First: Brian Ailor – Berkeley Springs High School

Second: Connor Johnson – Berkeley Springs High School

Third: Brody Gloyd – Berkeley Springs High School

First Alternate: Liam Stewart – Berkeley Springs High School

Second Alternate: Elijah Stevens – Berkeley Springs High School

Grade 10-12

First  – Matthew Leasure – Berkeley Springs High School

Second  – Elizabeth Kessel – Berkeley Springs High School

Third  – Kyle Rankin – Berkeley Springs High School

Fourth: Justin Brinegar – Berkeley Springs High School

Fifth: Daniel Clark – Berkeley Springs High School

Sixth: Audrey Helmick – Berkeley Springs High School

Seventh: Andrew Harrold – Paw Paw High School

Eighth: Orren Abrell – Paw Paw High School

Ninth: Jaxon McClintock – Berkeley Springs High School

Tenth: Lillian Morgan – Berkeley Springs High School

First Alternate: Miah Smith – Paw Paw High School

Second Alternate: Pricilla Corbin – Paw Paw High School

Third Alternate: Kevin Anderson – Berkeley Springs High School

Fourth Alternate: Jase Beihl – Berkeley Springs High School.

Estimation winners

Students in grade 4-8 participated in activities of estimation before the event began. Those winners received a variety of goodies as prizes.

Pizza box perimeter, area, volume

  • 4th Grade – Elias Lyda (Warm Springs Intermediate )
  • 5th Grade – Bowen Chen (Warm Springs Intermediate )
  • 6th Grade – Braylon Miller (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 7th Grade – Jennings Carder (Paw Paw Schools)
  • 8th Grade – Malcolm Johns (Warm Springs Middle).

Liquid in a jar cups, ounces, milliliters

  • 4th Grade –Roman Montgomery (Paw Paw Schools)
  • 5th Grade – Jackson Colvin (Pleasant View Elementary)
  • 6th Grade – Shana Stotler (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 7th Grade – Haley Dudich (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 8th Grade – Rylee Sauter (Warm Springs Middle).

Slinky feet, inches, millimeters            

  • 4th Grade – Chloe Wills (Warm Springs Intermediate )
  • 5th Grade – Sarai Armes-Nunez (Paw Paw Elementary)
  • 6th Grade – Julie-Anne Lacy (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 7th Grade – Davis Stotler (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 8th Grade – Jalen Miller (Warm Springs Middle).

Weight in grams

  • 4th Grade – Peighton Higginbotham (Warm Springs Intermediate )
  • 5th Grade – Thomas Savicki (Warm Springs Intermediate )
  • 6th Grade – Ray Cunningham (Paw Paw ElementaryS)
  • 7th Grade – Haley Dudich (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 8th Grade – Jeremiah Clark (Warm Springs Middle).


  • 4th Grade – Logan Brown (Pleasant View Elementary)
  • 5th Grade – DJ Szaloki (Warm Springs Intermediate )
  • 6th Grade – Kaylee Stephan (Paw Paw ElementaryS)
  • 7th Grade – Abigail Close (Warm Springs Middle)
  • 8th Grade – Gavin Rucker (Warm Springs Middle).