MATHCOUNTS mission is to increase interest and involvement in mathematics among all intermediate school students in order to assist in developing a technically literate population essential to US global competitiveness and the quality of life.

Kentucky Results:  2000 National MATHCOUNTS Competition, May 12, 2000 - Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington D.C.

The Kentucky National MATHCOUNTS team works on a problem during the Cool Down Round at the national competition. Pictured from left to right are: Jennings Xu (Lexington Traditional Magnet School); Jeremy Zimmerman (Owensboro Middle School); Betsy Rickenbacker, Coach (Lexington Traditional Magnet School); Frank Guan (Meyzeek Middle School-Louisville); and Charley Seelbach (Winburn Middle School in Lexington). The team placed 9th in the nation (out of 57 teams). Charley Seebach, an eighth-grader at Lexington's Winburn Middle School, realized a long-standing dream at this year's National MATHCOUNTS Competition. He placed in the Top Ten in the overall competition with a final overall ranking of 9th place out of 228 students that competed.  He was 8th in the written rounds of competition. Charley is pictured at center with the team coach, Betsy Rickenbacker.  Also pictured are award presenters Carol Siino (left) of General Motors Research & Development Center and Pat Natale (right) of the National Society of Professional Engineers. The General Motors Foundation is a national sponsor of MATHCOUNTS.  The National Society of Professional Engineers is one of the founding sponsors of MATHCOUNTS. Members of NSPE, through it's state membership, volunteer to organize, administer, and conduct MATHCOUNTS.
The 2000 National MATHCOUNTS Competition concluded the 17th year of MATHCOUNTS.

Last Update: 3/30/2000