Adding up to ex­cel­lence

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Trin­ity High School pupils did their com­mu­nity proud af­ter emerg­ing win­ners in a county wide math com­pe­ti­tion.

The Cam­bus­lang school will now go on to com­pete against the very best of Scot­land in the na­tional fi­nals.

The South La­nark­shire heat of En­ter­pris­ing Maths chal­lenge, for pupils in S3 and S4, took place in the Ban­quet­ing Hall, Coun­cil Of­fices, Hamil­ton on June 9.

Six­teen sec­ondary schools from across South La­nark­shire were rep­re­sented at the event by teams of four pupils.

The com­peti­tors en­gaged in a va­ri­ety of math­e­mat­i­cal ac­tiv­i­ties through­out the day.

Trin­ity High School emerged even­tual win­ners in a closely fought con­test, fol­lowed by St John Ogilvie in sec­ond place and St. An­drew’s and St. Bride’s High School in third.

The grand fi­nal of the En­ter­pris­ing Math­e­mat­ics in Scot­land com­pe­ti­tion is due to take place later this year where the team from Trin­ity High School will com­pete against the best teams from all over Scot­land.

The win­ning team from Trin­ity High School was Joseph Watt, Han­nah MacArthur, Sonny Coll, Dean Car­berry)

Coun­cil­lor Jean McKe­own, Chair of South La­nark­shire Coun­cil’s Ed­u­ca­tion Re­sources Com­mit­tee said: “Once again, all of the teams per­formed ex­tremely well.

“Con­grat­u­la­tions to Trin­ity High School and good luck in the Na­tional fi­nals.”

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