Metro State Math Day 2011 – April 12
130+ students from 17 High Schools to Compete
Contact: Contact: Tim Carroll, Office 303-556-5136, Cell 303-870-7705
Posted: April 11, 2011
WHY: The goal of the event is to stimulate interest in math and science and foster constructive competition among area high schools. Programs such as these are critical to the future of Colorado because they foster interest in skills needed by local employers for tomorrow’s workforce.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 12, 2010 • 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
|Opening remarks||8:45 – 9:00 a.m.|
|Hands-on engineering competition
High school teams competing in a timed model
tower-building contest using math skills.
|9:00 – 10:20 a.m. (Best Visuals)|
|Geometry competition||10:30 – 11:50 a.m.|
|Algebra and analysis competition||1:00 – 2:20 p.m.|
|Awards ceremony and closing remarks||2:30 – 2:50 p.m.|
WHO: 17 Area High Schools: Arapahoe High School, Colorado Academy, Columbine High School, D’Evelyn High School, Eagle Academy, Evergreen High School, George Washington, Heritage High School, Holy Family High School, Kent Denver, Lakewood High School, Longmont High School, North High School, Regis Jesuit High School, Silver Creek High School, South High School, West Grand High School
WHERE: St. Cajetan’s Main Hall, Auraria Campus (900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204)
For parking and directions, visit http://www.ahec.edu/campusmaps/parkingmap.pdf
About Metropolitan State College of Denver
With more than 24,000 students, Metro State is Colorado’s leader in educating undergraduate Coloradans. The College now offers master’s degrees in accounting and teacher education, and will offer a master’s in social work starting fall 2011. The College enrolls the highest number of students of color among four-year colleges in the state. It boasts 70,000 alumni, the bulk of whom remain in Colorado after graduation.