State competitors

Four Wellsburg Middle School pupils will compete in the West Virginia Math Field Day competition today after advancing from the regional level of the competition held March 25 at Wheeling Park High School. They are, from left, Brady Mercer, who placed third among sixth-graders at the regional level; Christian Packer, third among fifth-graders; Louis Delatore, second among sixth-graders; and Clyde Vanderpool, second among eighth-graders. The four have been meeting together for an hour each day to prepare. — Warren Scott