Departments of Engineering and Technology host the Western Maine MathCounts Competition
On Saturday, February 4th, Professors Carl Blue, Dave Early, Mehrdaad Ghorashi and Lin Lin from the Departments of Engineering and Technology hosted the Western Maine MathCounts Competition at the John Mitchell Center in Gorham. 52 Middle School students from Brunswick, Falmouth, Freeport, King, Lincoln, Lyman Moore, Kennebunk, and Westbrook all participated. During a break in the competition, Professors Ghorashi and Lin provided students with several educational, hands on, demonstrations in the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory. The Middle School of the Kennebunks placed first and will go onto the State Competition along with the top four individual finalists. The winners of the State Competition will in turn go onto the May 11th National Competition, sponsored by Raytheon in Orlanda, Florida.
For more information about the MathCounts Competition, visit mathcounts.org.