|The Central A Champs from SPHS.
|The competition was heated.|
The Belize City Center was packed as seven high schools from the Belize District went head to head to compete for the title of the 2010 Central A Regional Champion. The participating schools were Anglican Cathedral College, Belize Rural High School, Ladyville Technical High School, Nazarene High School, San Pedro High School, St. Catherineís Academy and Wesley College. St. Catherineís Academy kept the competition heated but had to settle for second place, while San Pedro High School ended victorious claiming a position in the National Competition.
Later in the afternoon, another exciting competition was held for the Central B Region. Edward P. Yorke High School, Excelsior High School, Gwen Lizarraga High School, Sadie Vernon Technical High School and St. Johnís College competed vigorously. At the end of the competition, St. Johnís College retained their title as Regional Champs. Edward P. Yorke came in second place.
High schools who have already qualified for the national championship on March 10th at the University of Belize Gymnasium in Belmopan are Stann Creek Ecumenical College, Belize Christian Academy, San Pedro High School and St. Johnís College.
The next regional competition is schedule for the North A and North B Regions at the Orange Walk Multi Purpose Building on Wednesday, February 24th, at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., respectively. The Social Security Board, proud sponsors of the Belize Math Olympiad, recognize the remarkable support from all the participating high schools and invites you to join us at our remaining competitions.
San Pedro Sun