Mary E. Phillips high school sent eight students to the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) Eastern Regional Mathematics Fair
held at East Carolina University in Greenville N.C., on Friday March 14, 2014. The NCCTM focuses on “Promoting Excellence in Mathematics teaching and learning for all. ”
The team of Isabel Hernandez and Veronica Torres finished third overall in the category for grade levels 9-12. The team of Angelica Del Rosario and DaChrisha Ramsey finished second overall in the 9-12 grade level category.
Both teams qualified for the State Math Fair, which will be held at the Science and Math Institute in Durham, North Carolina on May 3. Mary E. Phillips went into the competition led by Math teacher Nicolle Martin, a first-year beginning teacher.