Kilkenny CBS fielded two teams in the Carlow/Kilkenny Regional heat of the IMTA sponsored National Maths Quiz. The Irish Maths Teachers Association run and organize this competition annually and it is open to all Secondary Schools and their Honours Maths Students.
The 2012 Regional heat attracted 18 schools from all over Carlow and Kilkenny to St.Kieran’s College to battle it out for the right to represent the region at the National Finals. Both teams from the CBS acquitted themselves with distinction coming first and third in a competitive field.
The quartet that combined, computed and theorized their way to victory were Cian Lawler, Luke Kavanagh, David O’Neill and Kyryll Chulak who edged out the home team in a nail biting final round. Following up in a close third was the second CBS team comprising Ian Boland , Joe Bollard , Paul Connolly and Philip Corr. This is the third time in the past 4 years that Kilkenny CBS mathematicians have won the Regional heat and this year’s winning team go forward to the National Finals at the University of Limerick on Saturday the 3rd of March. We wish Mr. John Kennedy and his 4 proteges the best of luck in the Finals.