Pope John Math Team Is Number One in Class D

Pope John math students participated in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s annual Math Day on Thursday, November 13th.

The five-member team of Nate Dierks, Jordan Engle, Dylan Heithoff, Angie Pelster and Jackie Seier received the Math Bowl Class D championship trophy. 

They were coached by math teacher, Sister Patricia Hoffman.

The Math Bowl is an exciting double elimination, fast paced competition consisting of 15 questions per round.  Twenty-four teams took part in the Class D division.  Pope John students had a perfect record, winning over Parkview Christian, Bruning Davenport, Heartland Homeschoolers, Exeter-Milligan and Kenesaw.  They also won the final re-match with Heartland Homeschoolers to clinch the title.