University News
For Immediate Release: 
Feb 21 2001

Math Field Day to be Held Saturday, March 31

Athens, W.Va. - The Department of Mathematics will conduct the Region I Math Field Day, Saturday, March 31, 2001. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The activities for grades 4-9 will be held in Marsh Hall (administration building) and activities for grades 10-12 will be in the Science Building. The awards ceremony will be in the College Center Ballroom, starting at 3:00 p.m. Approximately 150 students from McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Raleigh, Summers and Wyoming counties will participate in the event.

For more information, contact Daniel Krider, professor of mathematics and department chairperson of mathematics, 1-304-384-5329 or e-mail


Concord College Notes: The first Math Field Day was held in 1977 and winners advance to a state-wide competition. Activities for grades 4-9 include: exam, mental math, short answers, estimation and relays. Activities for grades 10-12 include: exam, power questions, team questions, short answers, and relays.