Front Row: Leo Liu, Shoals Christian H.S.; Ryan Hicks, Brooks H.S.; Mary Zhang, Shoals Christian H.S.; Cory D’az, Florence H.S.; Kaylee Stanfield, Lauderdale Co. H.S.; Erin Cody, Florence H.S. Back Row: Russell Miller, Brooks H.S.; Kyle Davis, Lexington H.S.; Thomas Roden, Colbert Heights H.S.; Braydon Smith, Lauderdale Co. H.S.

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Northwest Shoals Community College’s (NWSCC) Mathematics Department hosted the inaugural high school mathematics competition on the Shoals campus for approximately 161 high school Friday, April 7th.

Area high school students competed in three areas: Algebra 2, Geometry and Pre-Calculus.

Competing schools consisted of: Brooks High School, Colbert Heights High School, Florence High School, Lauderdale County High School, Lexington High School and Shoals Christian High School.

Below are the winners for the Algebra 2, Geometry and Pre-Calculus categories:

Algebra 2

  1.  Cory D’az – Florence High School

  2.  Erin Cody – Florence High School

  3.  (tie) Kaylee Stanfield – Lauderdale County High School; Thomas Roden, Colbert Heights High School


  1.  Mary Zhang – Shoals Christian High School

  2.  Leo Liu – Shoals Christian High School

  3.  Braydon Smith – Lauderdale County High School


  1.  Ryan Hicks – Brooks High School

  2.  Kyle Davis – Lexington High School

  3.  Russell Miller – Brooks High School

Sponsors for the event were Books-A-Million, Southern Homes of Russellville, Follett Higher Education, and Pearson Higher Education.