Students from Living Grace Christian School in Montgomery Village participated in the Northeast Association of Christian Schools International Math Olympics on April 8, winning nine awards for the school.
In the Computation Competition, sixth-grader Liliana Gomez placed first with a medal and perfect score. Eighth-grader Caleb Switzer also placed first; and seventh-grader Santiago Chitiva, sixth-grader Gabriel Magaña and fourth-grader Sarah Aguilar placed second. In that same category, fourth-grader Josue Escalante placed fourth and fifth-grader Emily Parr placed fifth.
In the Reasoning Competition, fifth-grader Nehemiah Switzer placed first with a medal and a perfect score and third-grader Peniel Johnson placed fifth.
About 240 students from area Christian schools participated in the competition, which was held at the Southeast Asia Seventh-day Adventist Church in Silver Spring.