MMI team finishes fourth in annual Bloomsburg University Math Contest


(Freeland, PA – December 18, 2017) –MMI Preparatory School students Fredrick Mejia, Alexander Sessock, Zachary Young, and Aaron Harman placed fourth as a team in the Brain Teasers event during the annual Bloomsburg University Math Contest. Susan Moyer, MMI math instructor and department chair, was the adviser for the competition.

Mejia is the son of Carlos and Esperanza Mejia, West Hazleton. Sessock is the son of Jennifer and James Denion, Freeland, and the late John Sessock. Young is the son of Christian and Nicole Young, Freeland. Harman is the son of Ronald and Yvonne Harman, Drums.

The Bloomsburg University Math Club, along with students and faculty from the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, coordinates and runs the all-day contest. The competition’s events, which also include Quiz Bowl and the Game of 24 card challenge, vary in difficulty and work off a foundation of geometry, trigonometry, algebra, logic, and statistics. More than 300 students representing 24 high schools from across Northeast Pennsylvania compete in the annual contest.

MMI Preparatory School students, from left, Fredrick Mejia, Alexander Sessock, Zachary Young, and Aaron Harman placed fourth in the Bloomsburg University Math Contest.

About MMI Preparatory School

For 137 years, MMI Preparatory School has been providing dedicated area students with a comprehensive and inspiring 6th through 12th grade college preparatory program that maximizes each individual’s academic, social and character potential in preparation for success in college and beyond. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS).  MMI is a school where every student can reach their full potential: academically, ethically and socially.  For more information about MMI Preparatory School, visit or call 570-636-1108.