Grade eight Hillcrest Middle School students have won third place in the 2017 CT American Statistical Poster Competition for grades 7-9. The students surveyed their peers on the topic, "Should classrooms ditch tradition for a paperless future?" Pictured: Lisa Iwaszkiewicz, Hillcrest grade 8 mathematics teacher; grade 8 students Garrett Cheng, Joseph Gregory and Grace Xiong and Hillcrest Principal Stafford Thomas.