High school teams from all across Northwest Florida competed in the 30th annual Math Bowl at Northwest Florida State College on Friday, March 3. This year’s event was made possible through a partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory of Eglin Air Force Base.

After a daylong competition consisting of written exams and ciphering matches, an awards ceremony was held for the event’s team and individual winners.

Team winners

Class X – 1st: Chipley, 2nd: South Walton, 3rd: Port St. Joe

Class Y – 1st: Gulf Breeze, 2nd: Rutherford, 3rd: Pensacola Catholic

Class Z – 1st: Chiles, 2nd: Rickards, 3rd: Lincoln

Individual winners

Class X – 1st: Braxton Bibbs (South Walton), 2nd: Taylor Munroe (Chipley), 3rd: Jordan Nichols (South Walton)

Class Y – 1st: Kate Manning (Pensacola Catholic), 2nd: Marco Krasnosky (Gulf Greeze), Katelyn Hestad (Rutherford)

Class Z – 1st: Graham O’Donnell (Lincoln), 2nd: Andrew Yang (Chiles), 3rd: Brandon Chyi (Chiles)

In addition to trophies for individual and team winners, the highest scoring student from each class was awarded with a gift card. Braxton Bibbs (South Walton) from Class X and Kate Manning (Pensacola Catholic) from Class Y both received a $50 gift card. Graham O’Donnell (Lincoln) from Class Z was awarded with a $100 gift card.