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MATH CONTEST PITS WIT AND NUMBERS, APRIL 24
For Chesapeake high schools - juniors and seniors

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – (April 15, 2004) – Any and all juniors or seniors in Chesapeake high schools can apply their “math IQ” to the TCC Chesapeake Campus Math Contest on April 24. The free competition will “pit wit” with math challenges; no calculators allowed - brain power only.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. for the 10 a.m. to noon event, Saturday, April 24, at the Tidewater Community College Chesapeake Campus, 1428 Cedar Road, Whitehurst Building, Room 2057.

Players can enjoy free pizza, prizes and giveaways, including a grand prize of a TI-83plus Graphics Calculator.

Students can enter by e-mailing their name, school, grade, highest math-class completed, and phone/e-mail to dfrench@tcc.edu or by phoning the information to 822-5150. For questions, contact math instructor David French, 822-5223 or dfrench@tcc.edu

Laurie White
Media Relations
757-822-1085

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 34,000 students annually. The 37 th largest in the nationís 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. † Founded in 1958 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three percent of the regionís residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC.

 
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