The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School math and science team traveled to San Antonio recently to participate in the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association’s (TMSCA) State competition. Awards were given based on school size and student grade level. Students competed with other 4-A schools from across the state, including perennial UIL state contenders in Argyle, Abilene Wylie, and Seminal as well as fellow district opponent Silsbee. TMSCA state awards the top ten places from each grade at each competition level.

LCM Winners are Shri Murthy, 7th place, 12th grade Science; Clint Jordan, 10th place, 12th grade Number Sense; Devin Fenner, 7th place, 11th grade Number Sense; Thomas King, 3rd place, 10th grade Number Sense and 4th Place, 10th grade General Math; Chris Cook, 7th place, 10th grade Number Sense and 5th place 10th grade Calculator and Matthew Cox, 3rd place, 10th grade Science.

Other team members include Computer Science, John Comeaux, Shri Murthy, Jonah Boaz, Jonas English and alternates Matthew Cox and Clint Jordan. General Math, Shri Murthy, Clint Jordan, Thomas King, Arish Bheraiya and alternates Ashley Young and Devin Fenner. Calculator team members are Clint Jordan, Arish Bheraiya, Chris Cook, Ashley Young and alternates Devin Fenner and Shri Murthy. Number Sense, Clint Jordan, Thomas King, Devin Fenner, Dallas Stewart and alternates Shri Murthy and Adrienne Fontenot.

The next competition for these students is Saturday, April 11, at the 20-4A District Academic Meet, hosted by Orangefield.

Coaches Terry Morris, Nita Stewart, Jeff Collier, and Cory Parson are preparing them for individual and team competition, with an eye on advancing to Regionals.