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TU hosts Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics competition

The University of Tulsa Department of Mathematics, TU student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers and the Tulsa Girls’ Math Circle hosted a Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics (GAIM) event April 28 on the TU campus.

This year marks the first for TU to host the annual math-themed competition, held on a local level at different locations around the country and in the United Kingdom for elementary and middle school girls. A total of 22 teams participated at the TU event, and awards were presented to first, second and third place teams in the math and strategy-based divisions.

Girls’ Adventures in Mathematic Results

Upper Elementary Division, grades 3-5

First Place: Collins Elementary, Bristow, Coach: Michael Gertsztenkorn
Students: Jadyn Goodson, Alexandra Whilhite, Sadie Todd, Elizabeth Cobb
Second Place: Hans Andersen Elementary, Union Schools, Coach: Suhasini Rahn
Students: Davinia Devaraj, Mohita Prabhakar, Esther Samadder, Racheal Osifeso
Third Place: John Rex Elementary School, Oklahoma City, Coach: Wendi Liles
Students: Reagan Liles, Sohee Johns, Stella Phillips, Ashlynne Smiley

Middle School Division, grades 6-8

First Place: Holland Hall, Tulsa, Coach: Melissa Stirling
Students: Anna Teoh, Tanvi Kiran, Aadya Kathuria, Terra Butuc
Second Place: Cascia Hall, Tulsa, Coach: Pam Benne
Students: Izabella Pollett, Hailey Polson, Victoria Soranno, Cate Snedegar
Third Place: Monroe Demonstration Academy, Tulsa, Coach: Shaniqua Ray
Students: Casha Hall, Xochithl Tapia, Jackie Cabrera, Alyssa Woody