RAPID CITY, S.D. (May 12, 2014) – More than 400 students from 23 area schools came to the South Dakota School
of Mines & Technology Monday, May 12, to participate in the 64th annual
West River Math Contest. Contestants were challenged to demonstrate their
mathematical skills on problems chosen from algebra, geometry, pre-calculus and
competed in one of five divisions: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Advanced
Math and the Masters. Prizes were presented to the top five contestants in each
division, in class A and in class B. The exception is the Masters, where class
A and class B are combined.
The awards for Best Team Performance went to St. Thomas More in Class B and Spearfish High School in Class
Class A schools included: Chadron, Douglas
High School, Douglas Middle School, Rapid City Central, Rapid City Stevens,
South Middle School, Southwest Middle School, Spearfish High School and Sturgis
Class B schools included: Custer, Edgemont,
Hill City, Hot Springs, Lead-Deadwood High School, Lead-Deadwood Middle School,
Newell Middle School, Newell High School, Philip, Rapid City Christian, St.
Joseph the Worker Home School, St. Thomas More, Spearfish Classical Christian
and White River.
award was also presented to the individual earning the highest score in the
division, that is the best of both Class A and Class B. In the results below,
that person’s name is labeled with an asterisk.
River Math Contest 2014 Results:
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Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid
City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university
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ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is $62,400 with a 98
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