Phillips High takes second at math fair

From Staff ReportsJune 8, 2014 

The Phillips High math team and coach celebrate their recent success at math competitions. From left to right on the front row, math teacher Nicolle Martin and Tiffany Jacobs. On the back row, from left to right, Angelica Del Rosario, Adriana Gutierrez, DaChrisha Ramsey, Michael Bowman, Alexandra Gutierrez, Isabel Hernandez and Veronica Torres.

COURTESY OF NICOLLE MARTIN

A Phillips High School team won second-place in a statewide math competition.

Earlier this year, the Raleigh school sent eight students to the N. C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Mathematics Fair held at East Carolina University in Greenville.

The team of Isabel Hernandez and Veronica Torres finished third overall in the category for grade levels nine to 12.

The team of Angelica Del Rosario and DaChrisha Ramsey finished second overall in that category.

Both teams qualified for the State Math Fair held at the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. Isabel and Veronica finished in second place in the competition’s High School Division. No team earned the first-place award. The team was led by math teacher Nicolle Martin.

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