WOODHULL-- AlWood High School senior Matt Welch recently took first place in the individuals math competition at the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Challenge.|
Carl Sandburg College hosted the regional event, where a record 171 students from a dozen area high schools competed in math, science and engineering examinations.
Mr. Welch not only achieved a three-peat in math but was named the overall individual champion.
He scored 25 points out of a possible 40 on the math examination, which was more than double the average score.
He is the son ofJeff and Cathy Welch, of rural New Windsor.