BASIS Tucson North

BASIS was started in 1998; BASIS North, above, is on East River Road.

Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star 2016

A team from BASIS Tucson North was proclaimed the winner of MATHCOUNTS' regional competition.

MATHCOUNTS is a national math enrichment, coaching and competition program.

The winning team's members are: Tom George, Michael Zhang, Trey Allen and Joseph Wang. The team will represent Southern Arizona in the state-level competition, which will be held in Vail on March 18.

Orange Grove Middle School's team won second place and Sonoran Science Academy's team, third. 

Education notes are compiled by Star reporter Yoohyun Jung. Contact Yoohyun at 573-4243 or On Twitter: @yoohyun_jung