A team of Claggett Middle School students competed in the annual MATHCOUNTS competition on Friday, February 4, 2017. This regional competition was held at the University of Akron. The students who participated were sixth graders Allison McDowell, Eve Chester, and Mason Clay; seventh grade students Nicole Laurence, Samantha Main, and Spencer Berry; and eighth grader Richie Moore. The MATHCOUNTS Competition Series is a national program that provides students the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers. Created in 1983, it is the longest-running MATHCOUNTS program and is open to all sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.