Lemont Mathletes continue streak of strong performances at state

LEMONT – Lemont High School’s Mathletes squad finished 11th in Division 3AA at the 2013 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Finals on May 4 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Lemont, which saw its students earn two top-10 finishes at the event, now has finished among the state’s top 20 in its division five of the last six years. The team placed among the top 20 in all 12 of the competition’s events, which helped it become the recipient of the Richard Rhoad Award as its division’s most improved team.

Lemont’s top finish came from the Junior/Senior Relay squad. The quartet of seniors Nina Moeller and Szymon Krzeptowski-Mucha and juniors Zak Krepps and Robert Rigler tied for third of 36 teams in its division.