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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( May 7, 1999)
TECH TO HOST WEST RIVER MATH CONTEST
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology ( SDSM& T) will be host to the West River Math Contest on Monday, May 10, 1999. Twenty- four schools and 583 students from the west river region are signed up to participate.
The contest will begin at 9: 30 am with a welcome from Tech President Dr. Richard Gowen in the New Gym. Students will then take off to various classrooms around campus to begin their tests. The schools have been broken into two categories, Class A – schools larger than 300 students, and Class B – schools with less than 300 students. Five tests will be administered, Algebra 1, Geometry1, Algebra 2, Geometry 2, and Advanced Mathematics Masters.
An awards ceremony will take place at 1: 00 in the Electrical Engineering/ Physics Building room 252. The top five finishers in each testing category will receive awards. Julie Dahl, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, is overseeing the contest.
[ Media are encouraged to attend the welcome at 9: 30 and/ or the awards ceremony at 1: 00 pm.]
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