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Northwest Missouri State University

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Sabrina Olson

Sabrina Olson is pictured with the second-place plaque she received Saturday at Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Math Contest. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

May 4, 2010

Horace Mann students compete at state math contest

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Three students represented Northwest's Horace Mann Laboratory School on Saturday at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Math Contest, with one of the contestants bringing home a second-place plaque.

Fourth grader Sabrina Olson placed second in the problem-solving category. Fourth grader Jiale Zheng and fifth grader Anzuman Chakraborty also participated in the contest.

The event took place Saturday on the Missouri State University Campus in Springfield and was open to students in grades four through sixth, who were the first, second and third place winners from 22 different regional competitions throughout the state. About 75 students competed in each grade level at the state contest, in both the problem-solving and concepts events.

Horace Mann Laboratory School and Early Care and Education Laboratory Center is an innovative program that provides a clinical experience for pre-service teachers, and a diverse and interactive learning environment for children ages 3 through sixth grades. Housed in Brown Hall, Horace Mann Laboratory School is a kindergarten-sixth grade school with about 130 students. Additionally, early childhood classes for children age 3 through pre-kindergarten are based in the Early Childhood Center on the lower level.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468