Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition
The Second Annual NOVA Math Competition featured 66 NOVA students from all campuses.

Sixty-six NOVA students from all campuses demonstrated a great love for mathematics by competing in the Annandale Campus Second Annual NOVA Mathematics Competition on April 18.

Thanks to the generous contributions of time and talent of many volunteers, the competition was a great success. Thirty-three teams comprised of two students each participated in the competition. Prizes for each member of the top three teams included Barnes and Noble NOOK tablets and textbooks. Each member of the first place team received a $50 gift card.

Congratulations to Qi Tang and Wanyue Qi who earned first place, Phong Dinh and Nguyen Nguyen who earned second place and Allan Edzii and Michael Montero who earned third place.

The Second Annual NOVA Math Competition was made possible by the following sponsors: Barnes and Noble NOOK Tablet from the Annandale Provost Office (Dr. Barbara Saperstone, Claudia Chirinos and Tom DiCato), textbook publisher Pearson (Tami Dreyfus), textbook publisher Cengage Learning (Elwood Smith) and NOVA Community Outreach (Bob Hull). Thanks also to the organizing faculty and staff: Kumnit NongDavid HaileAlpana DasVictoria Lu, Jeff Vetrano, Jamie Foo, Dr. Aeyoung Jang, Burak Sandikci and Samnang Po.

Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition
NOVA faculty and students winners from left to right: Professors David Haile and Kumnit Nong, students Michael Montero, Allan Edzii, Wanyue Qi, Qi Tang, Professor Jeff Vetrano, students Phong Dinh, Nguyen Nguyen, professors Aeyoung Jang and Jamie Foo. Front row: Professors Victoria Lu and Alpana Das.

Thanks to mathematics faculty from all NOVA campuses for helping to promote and inspire mathematical interest in students and for nurturing the students’ ability to think creatively and solve challenging problems. Congratulations to all NOVA STEM faculty and students for a job well done.

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