Students to compete in MATHCOUNTS competition at Penn State Fayette
Approximately 70 students from six school districts in Fayette and Greene Counties will be participating in the 2014 MATHCOUNTS competition held at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. This competition will begin on Feb. 6 at 9:00 a.m. in Swimmer Hall, located in the Williams Building on the Penn State Fayette campus.
MATHCOUNTS is a national enrichment, club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and territory. The annual event challenges students with various mathematical problems and equations.
Students from the following schools will be participating in this year’s competition: A.J. McMullen Middle School, Benjamin Franklin School, Connellsville Junior High School, Frazier Middle School, Lafayette School, and Margaret Bell Miller Middle School.
Kevin Maxwell, mathematics instructor at Penn State Fayette, says, “Once again we are thrilled to have local schools visit the campus for the annual MATHCOUNTS competition. We are looking forward to an exciting day for the students, teachers, coaches, and volunteers.”