Westminster Christian School (WCS) recently inducted 18 high school students into Mu Alpha Theta, a National Math Honor Society.
Inducted were Josh Avery, Nicole Boulris, Ilse Brenner, David Delgado, Ashley Diaz, Lauren Dirube, Sophia Duenas, Andrea Espinosa, Jonathan Lee, Amanda Lindeman, Katy Milian, Mikayla Mobassaleh, Jami Ness, TJ North, Kevin Rodriguez, Gabi Rodriguez, Sasha Sardinas and Stephanie Suarez.
The WCS chapter of Mu Alpha Theta is sponsored by WCS faculty member Diane Maltby. The chapter officers for 2013-14 are Ana Lopes, president; Laura Moya and Valentina Battistoni, vice presidents; Caitlin Charlton, secretary; Gaby Meitin, treasurer, and Jackie Boulris, chaplain.
Mu Alpha Theta was founded in 1957 at the University of Oklahoma and has grown to more than 1,500 chapters around the world. It is sponsored by the following mathematical organizations: Mathematical Association of America, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. The purpose of the organization is to promote scholarship in, and enjoyment and understanding of, mathematics among high school students.