Students participate in National Mathematics Competition

BERLIN — Over twenty five students from Berlin High School participated in the 68th Annual American Mathematics Contest 12 also known as the 18th Annual American Mathematics Contest 10. Students competed for local, regional and national student and school awards. Top scorers from Berlin High in the AMC 12 contest were Kiara Law-As, Shaylin Moser, and Parker Ayotte. The top scorers for the AMC 10 contest were Matthew R. Landry, Maria Young, and Brandon Weeks.

The contest, which covers high school mathematics, is given in participating schools. Its purpose is to spur interest in mathematics and develop talent through the excitement of friendly competition at problem solving in a timed format. Over 220,000 students from 4,200 schools participated in the AMC 10 and AMC 12 contest. 

The AMC is located at the University of Nebraska and receives support from several foundations and associations. The contests are given across the United States, Canada, and in many schools abroad.

St. Hilaire accepted into Dr. of Physical Therapy Program

GORAHM — Jacob St. Hilaire of Gorham, has been accepted into the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the Franklin Pierce University Graduate School in Manchester for the 2017 fall semester. St. Hilaire successfully completed his undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at the Franklin Pierce University campus in Rindge. He is currently employed as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist at the XFitness Health Club in Dracut, Mass. Jacob is the son of Mark and LeeAnn St. Hilaire of Gorham.


Scholarships available for those interested in becoming a teacher

Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an organization of female educators, both active and retired is awarding one, $1,000 scholarship this June to a female graduate who is entering the field of education. The scholarship will be sent directly to the recipient’s college upon successful completion of the first semester.

Those eligible must graduate from one of the following high schools: Berlin, Gorham, Groveton, Colebrook Academy, Stratford, Canaan, Littleton, Pittsburg, Profile Jr./Sr. High School, White Mountain Regional, Woodsville, and Lisbon Regional. Applications are available in the guidance office of each school.

Cutline: Mathcounts team headed to state competition

MathThe Mathcounts team from the Gorham Middle School won their regional meet held on Feb. 18, in Lancaster. They are now qualified for the state competition to be held in March at Plymouth State University. Pictured from left, Nicholas Wade, Zoe Grondin, Libby Fortin and Alec Wydra. (COURTESY PHOTO)