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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

May 07, 2019

College of the Ozarks hosts annual math competitions

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks Department of Mathematics and Physics hosted the annual College of the Ozarks Math Leagues on April 16-17, on the College campus.

Each competition included students representing several area schools, consisting of teams of 10 to 15 students.

The event began with an opening ceremony at Williams Memorial Chapel. The C of O Department of Mathematics and Physics created, proctored, and graded the exams, which the students took throughout the morning in a variety of locations across campus. After returning from lunch, competitors reconvened in the Jones Learning Center Auditorium for the awards ceremony.

S of O senior high students placed as follows:

  • Braden Nettleton and Leah McBride placed second in Algebra 1
  • Caleb Roberts and Malen Roberts placed third in Algebra 2
  • Garrett Kramer and Maya Burney placed first in Geometry
  • Jack Carswell, Lissy Polly, Emily Shafer, and Jendaya Lilly placed fourth in Trigonometry

S of O junior high students placed as follows:

  • Brielle Fansler and Shadrach Thompson placed fourth in the 7-I division
  • Brie Snyder and Jake Lurvey placed fourth in the 7-II division
  • Braden Nettleon and Leah McBride placed second in the 8-II division
  • Caleb Martin and Gavin Brown placed third in the open division

S of O high school students placed third as a school overall in the Class 1A/2A division. S of O junior high school students placed fourth overall as a school for the competition.

In each tested content area, competitors who placed fifth through second received a certificate, and the first place winner received both a certificate and a trophy.

Participants completed either Test A or Test B, with five content areas included in each test, and were allotted 20 minutes to complete the exam.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2019 and No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2019. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest workstation on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.


05.07.19 – Abigail Wiley



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