The Hockaday MathCounts team recently competed in the Chapter MathCounts competition. Nine 8th graders (Elise Cho, Christina Ding, Defne Gurun, Kaelyn Lee, Lily McKenna, Anisha Sharma, Yoyo Yuan, and Kimberly Zhang) and two 7th graders (Rayna Li and Sunnie Wang) represented Hockaday. Four girls advanced to the exciting Countdown Round with outstanding individual scores including: Elise Cho, Christina Ding, Kaelyn Lee, and Yoyo Yuan. Kaelyn Lee placed fourth overall. Hockaday’s four-person team consisting of Elise Cho, Christina Ding, Lily McKenna, and Yoyo Yuan placed third in the team competition. In addition, Kaelyn Lee and Yoyo Yuan were selected to advance to the state competition based on high individual scores on the written test.