Girls' Adventures in Mathematics event for elementary and middle school students held at TU

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