Local students excel at Tennessee Math competition

Posted on 09 May 2017 by srichey@tusculum.edu

On April 11, Tusculum hosted the 61st Annual Tennessee Mathematics Teacher’s Association Competition.

Coordinated by Tusculum’s Shannon Brewer, this competition tests the best high school mathematics students from the region in specific subject areas ranging from algebra I, geometry, algebra II, statistics, pre-calculus and calculus and advanced topics.

According to Brewer, assistant professor of mathematics, the high schools participating included Chuckey-Doak, Greeneville, North Greene, South Greene and West Greene, as well as Cherokee High School, David Crockett High School and St. Mary’s School.

“Overall close to 200 of the best and brightest high school math students came to Tusculum’s campus to participate,” said Brewer.

This year’s winners included:  Algebra I: first place – Makayla Kindle of Greeneville High School; second place – Stephen Hay of Greeneville High School; and third place – Sydney Finchum of Greeneville High School;

Geometry: first place – Dakota Euscher of David Crockett High School; second place – Ally Johnson of Greeneville High School; and third place – Caitlin Lunsford of South Greene High School;

Algebra II – first place – Kassidy Albert of Greeneville High School; second place – Brianna Lay of Greeneville High School; and third place – Meredith Bailey of Greeneville High School;

Statistics – first place – Corbin Cowden of David Crockett High School; second place – Jeremiah Price of David Crockett High School; and third place – Mary Whaley of David Crockett High School;

Pre-Calculus – first place – Bradley Holt of Greeneville High School; second place; Joshua Hamilton of Greeneville High School; and third place – Elizabeth Leonard of Greeneville High School;

Calculus and Advanced Topics – first place – Adam Bennett of David Crockett High School; second place – Brandon Waddell of Greeneville High School; and third place – - Nash Newberry of Greeneville High School.

 

Students from around the region competed for top honors at the 61s Annual Tennessee Mathematics Teacher’s Association Competition held at Tusculum College.

 

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