February Mathletes

The Monthly Mathlete award is given to a number math students every month from various levels of math classes. These students are nominated and chosen by the Math Department on the basis of their hard work and leadership in the math classroom. They will be recognized by having their pictures posted in the Math Wing for the month, as well as here on our blog.

Carissa Shirk is receiving this award because the level of effort and responsibility she demonstrates in class. From the first day in class, she has demonstrated a maturity rarely seen in high school, as well as a strong intuitive math sense, reflected in the solid “A” she currently has in Honors Calculus. Her teacher is pleased with how responsible she is in her communicating future absences, whether in person or via an email. She is always willing to work with others in the class and patient as she explains how to problem solve. Her kindness towards her classmates as they might be struggling is truly appreciated, and will be a beneficial quality to possess when she enters the workforce. Great job and congratulations, Carissa!

Kasandra Fry has been selected as February’s Mathlete because of her incredible work ethic and dedication to her academic success! She shows up on a daily basis with a smile on your face and a desire to volunteer up at the board. She is always willing to explain how to do the work to a classmate in need. Finally, she has exemplary manners and says, “Thank you” as she exits the classroom every day, which boosts her teacher’s morale! You are greatly appreciated – keep up the great work, Kasandra!

Nathan Sensenig is receiving this award as a result of his hard work and participation in class. He has been a pleasure to have in class this semester. His participation in class discussion with thoughtful questions has been an asset to the class. The effort that he makes each day to understand the material does not go unnoticed by his teacher. He has also shown his ability to be an exemplary problem solver. congratulations, Nathan! Keep it the great work!

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