MARSHALL, Texas (11/06/13) - East Texas Baptist University is seeking out “The Best Mathematics Student in East Texas” among area high schools. The Department of Mathematics will be hosting a UIL Math and Science practice meet on Saturday, November 16, 2013. High school students can compete in the areas of Number Sense, Calculator, Math, and Science.
“This will be a great opportunity for area high school students to prepare themselves for the upcoming UIL competitions,” said Dr. Marty Warren, ETBU Professor of Mathematics and coordinator for the practice meet. “The top student who competes in all three math tests will be awarded an Apple iPad mini and a $16,000 ETBU scholarship. The student must enroll at ETBU as a math major in order to receive the scholarship.”
Tests will be ordered from the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association and will cost five dollars per test. The schedule for the morning is as follows: Number Sense, 9:00 a.m.; Calculator, 9:20 a.m., Math, 10:00 a.m., and Science, 11:00 a.m. All tests will be administered in Ornelas Student Center on the ETBU campus.The deadline for area high schools to enter students is Wednesday, November 13, 2013. For information call 903-923-2314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.