Ten students in grades 6 to 8 participated in the Mathcounts competition on Saturday, January 30. The contest, held at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School, included 288 mathletes from 38 schools in the Massachusetts metro region. Mathcounts is a nationwide middle school mathematics competition held in various sites in the United States. Its founding sponsors include the CNA Foundation, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. If you wish to view more information, please visit Mathcounts.