For Immediate Release
Date: April 10, 2015
Contact: Barry Brown / Communications and Public Relations Officer: (831) 784-4245
Linda Dilger / MCOE Coordinator/Administrator of Mathematics: (831) 755-0393
Do the Math: Nearly 400 Monterey County Students to Compete at 47th Annual Mathletics Competition
** MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND **
SALINAS, CA – Teams from 44 Monterey County public and private schools, made up of nearly 400 students from upper elementary, middle and high schools, will assemble at Seaside High School, 2200 Noche Buena Street in Seaside, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on May 2 for the 47th annual Mathletics Competition. School teams are practicing mathematics and gearing up for the day.
Mathletics is a math contest held annually to encourage excellence in math and recognize the achievements of individual students and the schools they represent. The Monterey County Office of Education and California State University, Monterey Bay Mathematics Department sponsor the annual event.
The top graduating high school senior taking the advanced calculus exam will receive the Richard Morgantini Scholarship of $1,000. First, second, and third place winners in each level will receive Amazon gift cards, gift certificates and an Olympic-sized first, second or third place medal.
Mathletics is funded in part by long-time supporter, the Monterey County Richard Morgantini Foundation, as well as Green Giant by Growers Express, and the California Mathematics Council-Monterey Bay affiliate.
Media are encouraged to attend. Please contact Linda Dilger at (831) 755-0393 for the event schedule.
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