Northridge Middle School wins Huntington University Middle School Mathematics Competition

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2010-04-28
 Huntington, Ind.—Northridge Middle School in Middlebury, Ind., was the winner of the annual Huntington University Middle School Mathematics Competition which was held on April 21 on campus. Edgewood Middle School in Warsaw, Ind., took second place, and Riverview Middle School in Huntington, Ind., was awarded third.

The top three individual winners were Corbin Bullock from Northridge Middle School, who took first; Grant Carlson from Edgewood Middle School, who took second; and Audrey Grewe from Northridge Middle School, who took third.

There were 18 schools that competed this year. The goal of the competition was to support and encourage the efforts of students seeking to achieve in mathematics.

The competition is made up of three rounds. The first round is a 20-question algebra, geometry and general mathematics written exam where students can earn a total of 100 points. The individual round is made up of 10 questions where students are given a minute and a half to complete each question. Correct answers earn students 10 points. During the final round, the team round, students are provided with five problems that are more challenging and are best solved through the cooperative efforts of the team. A total of 50 points is possible.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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