Two Alachua County students have qualified for the 2021 MATHCOUNTS Competition
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Two of the four students in the state to qualify for a national math competition are from Alachua County.
Lincoln Middle School 8th graders Philip Matchev and Andrew Xing qualified for the 2021 MATHCOUNTS Competition.
They had to earn top scores on a series of exams to advance.
This year the competition will be held virtually.
Competitors will have to answer math problems before time runs out.
Top finishers will earn college scholarships.
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