ETBU Names “The Best Mathematics Student In East Texas”by Mike Midkiff
MARSHALL, Texas (2/05/13)- East Texas Baptist University named Jack Terrell of Whitehouse High School as "The Best Mathematics Student In East Texas” among area high schools. Terrell was the top finisher in the UIL Math and Science practice meet held on campus this past Saturday. The ETBU Department of Mathematics hosted nine area schools with 46 students competing in areas of Number Sense, Calculator, Math, and Science.
ETBU Professor of Mathematics and coordinator for the practice meet Dr. Marty Warren said, "The overall experience of hosting this event was extremely rewarding. The mathematics faculty at ETBU were pleased to have these exceptional students and their teachers on campus.”
Terrell, a junior at WHS, had the highest combined score in Number Sense, Calculator, and Math winning a $16,000 ETBU Mathematics Scholarship and an Apple iPad.
Participants in the practice meet came from Whitehouse High School, Longview High School, Marshall High School, Ore City High School, Jefferson High School, Elysian Fields High School, Carthage High School, New Diana High School and Waskom High School.
Whitehouse High School won first place overall in Division I with Ore City High School garnering the top spot among the Division Two schools competing.