Samuel is one of six students who represented CEL in the regional
competition at Millikin University in February. He made the cut as
an individual competitor by having the highest score after the
winning team earned their berth at state.
CEL teacher Jenelle
Scott, sponsor of the Mathcounts group, said she was very proud of
him for his achievement and of the whole group for their efforts at
In addition, she said she wanted to send out a special thank-you
to Prairie Engineers of Illinois. Prairie Engineers paid the entry
fee for the kids and bought all of them Mathcounts team T-shirts to
wear during their competition.
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The other CEL students who participated in the February event were
Jake Berglin, Cheyenne Knight, Drew Martin, Austin Vieth and Caleb
[Information received from Jenelle
Scott, Chester-East Lincoln