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The Contestants

      Each contestant must be nominated by the mathematics department of his/her high school on the official nomination form.     All contestants will participate at the time and location set for the contest.     Each contestant must be a junior or a senior.     Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.     All students who participate are eligible for prizes.

The Number of Nominees

      The number of nominees for each class is determined as follows:
- Up to 10 juniors and 10 seniors for EACH school.

Participating Schools

      Any school geographically situated in Luzerne County may participate. Tunkhannock Area School District is also listed as a particpating school.

The Participating Teacher

      Participating schools are requested to send a teacher who will help with the proctoring and grading.

Contest Fees

      There is a team entry fee of ten dollars ($10.00) per school, plus a five dollar ($5.00) fee per student. The team fee is waived if at least one faculty member from the participating school is a current LCCTM member.     Please make the check payable to the Luzerne County Council of Teachers of Mathematics or to LCCTM.

The Prizes

      Wilkes University will award a guaranteed full scholarship to the first place winner in the junior as well as senior division.     The junior division winner may, if he/she qualifies for early admission, use the scholarship beginning in September in the year of the contest.     Otherwise, he/she may use it when he/she begins university studies at Wilkes in the following year after graduation from high school.     The initial award will, together with any state scholarship or federal Basic Educational Opportunity Grant for which the winner is eligible, cover the full tuition of the winner for the freshman year.     It is renewable in subsequent years provided that the recipient meets the general scholarship requirements of Wilkes University.

      In the event of a tie occuring during the scoring for first-place in any division of the contest, a tie-breaking rubric will be appllied.

* Constitution
* Contest Rules
* Membership Form
* Wilkes University
* PCTM Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics
* NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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