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Regional Math Contest Held in Science Center

Linna Jones
Staff Writer
Photo by Latoya Shelton
Scoring the Tests - Professor of General Mathematics Elizabeth Zeide and UAM junior Allison Pace score the math tests for the regional contest.

   The Arkansas Council Teachers and Mathematics, ACTM, held their annual Regional Math Contest Feb. 24.  

   Nine schools and 251 students participated in the contest. The participating schools included: Warren, Rison, Monticello Middle School, Drew Central, Lake Village Middle School, McGhee, Star City and Abiding Faith Christian from Crossett and Dewitt.  

   Students competed by taking test in five areas of math: Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry and Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus. 

   The winners for Algebra I: 

  • First  .............. Haley Phillips from Rison         
  • Second............ Seth Cornish from Warren Middle School
  • Third............... J.R. England from Rison

   The winner for Algebra II: 

  • First................ Chad Binns from Star City       
  • Second............ Camisha Johnson from Drew Central
  • Third............... Robert Whittemore from Warren

   The winners for Geometry: 

  • First................ Abbie Little from Warren         
  • Second............ Andrew Shirley from Dewitt
  • Third............... Blake Burns from Warren   

   The winners for Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus: 

  • First................ Nathaniel Lamb from Abiding Faith Christian
  • Second............ Rico Rainey from Rison
  • Third............... Bridgett Green from Rison

   The winners for Calculus: 

  • First................ Deric Nix from Rison
  • Second............ Mac Holderfield from Rison                 
  • Third............... Mink Ngaoprateeptm from Rison

    Overall, 14 colleges give the test in Arkansas and up to 2,000 students participated in the contest this year. 

   The winning students receive an invitation to the state competition April 28 at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

 

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