Marywood University’s Math and Computer Science Club to Hold High School Math Contest
Marywood University’s Math and Computer Science Club (iMACS, Integrated Math and Computer Science) will host its annual High School Math Contest on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the Liberal Arts Center on the University’s campus. The registration fee is $4 per student by March 24, $5 the day of the contest. Checks can be made payable to: Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, Pa. 18509, Attn: Math Department Math Contest. The registration form can be found at www.marywood.edu/math/contest/, and can be emailed to Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D., associate professor in the Mathematics/Computer Science program, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The test consists of 40 problems of gradually increasing difficulty. There are two versions of the exam for the annual contest including: Level 1 – designed for 9th and 10th grade students; the Level II test is more appropriate for 11th and 12th grades. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m., and the test begins at 10 a.m. Students should arrive by 9:30 to allow time for registration and room assignment. The test will conclude at 11 a.m., and results will be announced the following week on Marywood University’s Math and Computer Science department website.
Prizes are awarded to students with the top three scores in each level, including: first place, $100; second place, $50; and third place, $25. The first-place winner in the Level II contest will also receive a $2,000 annual scholarship if s/he enrolls at Marywood University within two years of the contest date. The second place winner in the Level II contest receives a $1,000 annual scholarship, subject to the same conditions as the first-place winner.
For additional information, or to register for the High School Math Contest at Marywood University, please visit www.marywood.edu/math/contest/, or call (570) 348-6265.