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Ardenne, Campion, Immaculate and Knox in UTech Math Quiz Competition semi-final

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ardenne High, Campion College, Immaculate Conception High and Knox College have advanced to the semi-final of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) annual Mathematics Quiz Competition to be held on Saturday, November 24.

The final of the competition is scheduled for Thursday, November 29, UTech said in a release.

The competition, held this year under the theme, “Mathematics the Choice of the New Generation” is in its second year.

The Mathematics Quiz Competition, which is open to all high schools, technical, vocational, agricultural and community colleges, seeks to increase interest and critical thinking skills in Mathematics and to promote the importance and development of the subject as a tool for problem solving across disciplines, UTech said, adding that the competition also seeks to generate a deeper appreciation for Mathematics among students at the secondary level in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

The competition covers all the curriculum of the CSEC and CAPE Mathematics Level 1. Each participating school is allowed to register a maximum of three teams comprising no more than three students on each team. The competition rounds consist of both paper based questions and a face-face “Schools Challenge Quiz style” play-off round, the university explained.

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