RIT Hosts Monroe County Math League All-Star Competition, March 4
Approximately 650 students expected to compete
Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Mathematical Sciences will host the Monroe County Math League All-Star Competition on Tuesday, March 4, for the seventh consecutive year.
Approximately 650 high-school students from more than 35 school districts are expected to attend the daylong event. Small-scale mathematics competitions will be held at various sites on campus throughout the day. The winners will advance to higher levels of competition and meet in a final round in the afternoon.
The closing competition and ceremony will start at approximately 2:45 p.m. in Ingle Auditorium in RIT’s Student Alumni Union. The top competitors from this event will attend the upcoming state level competition.
For more information, call Shelly Cicero at (585) 475-2498.
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