Board honors Mu Alpha Theta winners

Publish Date: 01/15/2014
Several Marion High School students were honored by the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees at its Sept. 25, 2013, meeting for their achievements over the summer at the national convention of Mu Alpha Theta, a national mathematics honor society.

Honored were:
James Walts and Andrew Spitzer, who earned second place in the Math Video Competition
Alyssa Ngo, who earned fourth place in the Alpha Chalk Talk Speech Competition
Zach Spitzer, who earned 10th place in the Gemini Competition
Isabelle Case, who earned 14th place in the Shortcuts Competition
Samantha Diedrich and Myla Townsend, who earned 15th place in the Gemini Competition
Vinai Oddiraju, who was elected Mu Alpha Theta Region 3 representative and national secretary/treasurer for the 2013-14 school year.

Nineteen members of the Marion High School chapter of Mu Alpha Theta attended the convention in San Diego July 21-26, 2013, where about 600 students from across the participated in a variety of competitions as individuals and teams. The Giants finished 18th overall out of 45 schools.

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The Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees at its Sept. 25, 2013, meeting honored Mu Alpha Theta national mathematics honor society members who earned awards at the group's national convention over the summer. Honored were: Andrew Spitzer, Alyssa Ngo, Samantha Diedrich James Walts, Vanai Oddiraju, Zach Spitzer, and Myla Townsend. Not pictured but also honored was Isabelle Case. Also pictured are Doug Porter, Marion High School teacher and Mu Alpha Theta sponsor, along with MCS Superintendent Brad Lindsay and School Board members Cathy Moritz, Scott Murphy, Pam Hutchison, Harry Hall, Aaron Vermilion, Greg Kitts and Katie Morgan.