MMI Preparatory School’s team of seniors Frederick Mejia and Zachary Young, junior Benjamin Putnam, and sophomore Louis DeAngelo finished third in the Capital Area Interscholastic Math Contest, which was held recently at Dickinson College.

A total of one hundred students from 25 schools across Pennsylvania competed in the event, which is hosted annually by the Carlisle Area School District. The competition involved multiple choice and short answer questions in the individual tests, and short answer questions in the team test.  Question topics range from algebra to calculus, along with probability and trigonometry.

Frederick Mejia is the son of Carlos and Esperanza Mejia of West Hazleton. Zachary Young is the son of Christian and Nicole Young of Freeland. Benjamin Putnam is the son of Benjamin and Andrea Putnam of Sugarloaf. Louis DeAngelo is the son of Grete and Aaron Floryshak of Sugarloaf and Louis DeAngelo of Hazle Township.