San Marcos, TX – April 5, 2010
Mu Alpha Theta, the national high school mathematics honors society, has awarded Rebecca Salinas one of its twelve Mu Alpha Theta scholarships for graduating high school seniors.
Ms. Salinas is a former participant of the Mathworks Junior Summer Math Camp and Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC), and will be serving as a counselor (undergraduate mentor) this coming summer in the HSMC.
"I'm honored to be recognized by Mu Alpha Theta. I'd like to acknowledge the support that my sponsoring teacher, Mr. Montague, as well as the Mathworks summer programs, has given me over the years," said Rebecca. A senior at the Science Academy of South Texas, Ms. Salinas has received acceptances from Stanford, Rice, and New York University.
Mathworks is a math education center at Texas State University – San Marcos with core programs of Summer Math Camps, Teacher Training and Curriculum Development. The Mathworks Junior Summer Math Camp and Honors Summer Math Camp are nationally recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. For more information about the camps, and other Mathworks programs, see www.txstate.edu/mathworks.
About Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society with over 75,000 student members in more than 1,500 schools. The Society is dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students.