The Zachary Community School Board presented certificates of recognition April 21 to Zachary and Copper Mill Elementary school students for their participation in the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad at Kenilworth Science and Technology School in February.

The contest included 446 fourth- and fifth-graders from 60 schools answering multiple-choice questions in various topics aligned to the Common Core standards.

More than 30 students from Zachary competed overall, with eight finishing in the top 25.