A team of Accelerated Academy middle school students, including Briana Watson, Matthew Jenkins, Riker Lansdale, Boone Hart, and Dylan Diedrich participated in the Middle School Math Counts competition at the University of Kentucky on February 15th. The competition is for students who have a talent and passion for math, and includes "bee" or academic team type of contests against other students from across the state. The team received the Best New Team Award and placed 15th overall. Briana scored the highest of the team and received a certificate and medal for her accomplishment. Amanda Ballman is the team's sponsor.