Winners have been announced in Rochester Institute of Technology’s seventh annual Math Competition for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
The competition, held at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf April 5-7, welcomed more than 80 deaf and hard-of-hearing middle school students from New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Indiana, Kansas, Texas, Washington, Oregon, California and well as Canada.
They competed in tasks that tested their speed and accuracy, teamwork and math skills.
Most spirited team:
More information about the contest is available at http://www.ntid.rit.edu/prospective/mathcounts.
RIT is internationally recognized for academic leadership in computing, engineering, imaging science, sustainability, and fine and applied arts, in addition to unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. RIT enrolls nearly 18,000 full- and part-time students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, and its cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation.
NTID, one of nine colleges of RIT, was established by Congress in 1965 to provide college opportunities for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who were underemployed in technical fields. Today, 1,530 students attend NTID; more than 1,350 are deaf or hard of hearing, Others are hearing students enrolled in interpreting or deaf education programs. NTID’s Center on Employment assists NTID students with finding co-op and permanent jobs. More than 100 interpreters, tutors and notetakers support students in and out of the classroom. Visit: www.rit.edu/NTID.