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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2000
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 15, 2000. It is expected that between 300 – 500 students from West River schools will participate.
After a general meeting at 9: 30 am in the New Gym, students will take off to various classrooms around campus to begin their tests. An awards ceremony will take place at 1: 00 pm in the Electrical Engineering/ Physics Building, room 252. The top five schools in each division will be awarded with medals and the overall winner in each division will receive a trophy. In addition, an award will be given to the top school in each class.
The schools have been broken into two categories based on enrollment. Class A – schools are those larger than 300 students, and Class B – schools are those with less than 300 students. Five tests will be administered, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Geometry, Advanced Mathematics, and Masters.
For more information about the contest, contact Julie Dahl at 355.3456, or leave a message at 394.2471.
Media are encouraged to attend the welcome at 9: 30 am and/ or the awards ceremony at 1: 00 pm.
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