KAWARTHA LAKES- Seven year old Jace Jolicoeur won first place in the Caribou Math Contest, an international competition.
“We feel very proud of him. I told him to make sure he has fun with the competition.” Laurie Jolicoeur, Jace’s mom, told Kawartha 411 News. “When I asked how it went he replied “that was easy!”.”
Not only did Jace win the competition he achieved a perfect score and placed in the first percentile worldwide, beating the average time and score overall, according to the school.
“He’s always had an interest in numbers and puzzles and how things work.” Laurie explains. “He loves creating all kinds of inventions with magnetic blocks and k’nex, playing math games and practicing the piano.” explained Laurie Jolicoeur.