Huntington to host middle grades math competition

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2007-04-20
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will hold its first mathematics competition for middle grades students on April 25.

Fifteen teams representing schools or homeschool organizations from Indiana and Ohio will gather in the university’s Habecker Dining Common’s banquet rooms 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

Salamonie School
Warren, Ind.

Saint Mary of the Assumption
Avilla, Ind.

Garrett Middle School
Garrett, Ind.

Riverview Middle School
Huntington, Ind.

Christian Home Educators of Paulding County (CHEPC)
Payne, Ohio

Milford School
Milford, Ind.

Queen of Angels School
Ft. Wayne, Ind.

St. John the Baptist
South Bend, Ind.

Bethlehem Lutheran School
Ft Wayne, Ind.

Adams Central
Monroe, Ind.

Central Noble Middle School
Albion, Ind.

Huntington Area Home Educators (HAHE)
Andrews, Ind.

Huntington Catholic
Huntington, Ind.

South Side Middle School
Anderson, Ind.

Veritas Academy
South Bend, 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 Departments and is coordinated by freshman Josh Fitzgerald, a math education major from New Haven, Ind.

 
 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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