OCTM Tournament to be Held on Ashland University Campus
The annual Tournament of Mathematics sponsored by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) will be held on the Ashland University campus on Feb. 27. The event, which will feature 120 high school students from eight schools, will be held in the Dwight Schar College of Education.
All Ohio public, private and home-schooled students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the tournament. Students can register as a school team member (for schools that are sponsoring a team), as an independent student (if his/her school is not sponsoring a team) or as a home-schooled student.
The test is administered at 25 sites across Ohio and the state tournament director is Cathy Stoffer, associate professor of mathematics at Ashland University. More than 110 schools and over 1,800 students are registered to participate in the contest around the state.
Krista Hands, assistant professor of mathematics at Ashland University, is serving as the local site director for the test at Ashland University. High schools sending students to the Ashland site include Ashland, Buckeye Central, Lexington, Lucas, Mansfield Christian, Mt. Vernon, Shelby and Triway.
Testing time is 60 minutes for 40 questions, and calculators are permitted. Top scoring students receive awards and may qualify for available scholarships.