On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) coordinated the New York State MATHCOUNTS Competition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY. The group of NYSSPE volunteers was once again led by Laura Pellizzi, PE, NYSSPE’s Long Island Regional Vice President.
MATHCOUNTS is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program. Volunteers from the Suffolk Chapter NYSSPE facilitated a series of fun and challenging rounds, including an individual section, speedier target rounds, and a collaborative team round, which were held in the morning session. After a lunch break provided by RPI, it was time for the Countdown Round, which showcased the top 12 individual performers in a head-to-head single-elimination tournament. [Read more…]