(09/29/10) MOTT HAVEN - A Mott Haven school won a prestigious national award for making students excited to learn math.

M.S. 223 won the School of Distinction Award from Intel Corporation after it was determined the school had the most innovative math curriculum in the state. Intel honored 18 other schools across the nation for excellence in their math and science programs.

The school credited both well-enthused students and innovative teachers for the award.