Durham Tech Math Students Excel at Regional Math Competition

IMG_0321 IMG_0335Photo at left, from left to right: Blaise Pena, Greys Florez, Viviane Guessi, and Calum O’Mara.

Photo at right, from left to right: Calum O’Mara, Viviane Guessi, Blaise Pena, and Viviane Guessi.

The 21st annual University of North Georgia Math Tournament took place on Saturday, April 11, and attracted over 100 students from across the southeast. The competition consists of an individually-taken calculus exam in the morning and an afternoon session in which students work in teams to answer questions pertaining to algebra, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, and geometry. Durham Tech student Blaise Pena placed fourth in the morning calculus competition. Durham Tech’s team finished fifth out of 29 teams in the afternoon competition and fifth overall.