Huntington to host high school math competition

FOR RELEASE
2007-10-05
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will hold a mathematics competition for high school students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 10.

Fourteen teams comprised of approximately 80 students and representing 11 schools or homeschool organizations from Indiana and Ohio will gather in Hiner Hall in the university’s Science Hall to compete for the top prizes, both individually and by team. Students begin with a 20 multiple-choice question written test, followed by a quick-response individual round. After lunch, teams will work together on one final round of questions before awarding the top honors to the three best teams and three best individuals.

Registered teams include

South Bend Clay High School
South Bend, Ind.

Stryker High School
Stryker, Ohio

Parkway High School
Rockford, Ohio

Marion High School
Marion, Ind.

Fishers High School
Fishers, Ind.

Huntington Area Home Educators
Andrews, Ind.

Maconaquah High School
Bunker Hill, Ind.

Delta High School
Muncie, Ind.

Ayersville High School
Defiance, Ohio

Adams Central High School
Monroe, Ind.

Southern High School
Poneto, Ind.

Further information about the competition may be found at www.huntington.edu/math/competition/. The competition is sponsored by the Huntington University Mathematics and Computer Sciences Department and is coordinated by sophomore Josh Fitzgerald, a math education major from New Haven, Ind.


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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. 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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