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Saint Francis University Announces Pennsylvania Statistics Poster Competition Winners

July 9, 2020 Tags: Community Engagement and Outreach , STEAM

Now that Cambria County in Pennsylvania is in the "green phase" of reopening, the School of STEAM at Saint Francis University is pleased to announce that judges for the annual Pennsylvania Statistics Poster Competition have traveled to campus to review the entries for the 2020 competition, originally scheduled earlier in March.

A total of 402 posters were received with 135 in grades K-3, 143 in grades 4-6, 35 in grades 7-9, and 89 in grades 10-12. Cash prizes were given with $24 for fourth place, $48 for third, $72 for second, and $96 for first in each grade category. All the prize amounts are evenly divisible by 2, 3, or 4, to evenly split prizes for groups of students submitting a poster. Every student creating a poster that is recognized, including honorable mention, receives a certificate. 

The state competition is sponsored by professional organizations across the commonwealth including: Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Association of Teachers of Mathematics of Philadelphia and Vicinity, Mathematics Council of Western PA, Harrisburg Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Philadelphia Chapter of the American Statistical Association, and the Laurel Highlands Math Alliance.

Posters may be viewed here:

grades 10-12
https://www.flickr.com/photos/94010404@N05/albums/72157715030956913 

grades 7-9
https://www.flickr.com/photos/94010404@N05/albums/72157715031317437 

grades 4-6
 https://www.flickr.com/photos/94010404@N05/albums/72157715030922853


grades K-3
https://www.flickr.com/photos/94010404@N05/albums/72157715029614226  

 

They were also shared on the Saint Francis University School of STEAM Facebook page, and School of STEAM Twitter account  All posters recognized will also be featured in the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics magazine also. The top five posters in each category will be submitted to the National Data Visualization Poster Competition sponsored by the American Statistical Association.

For questions about the competition, please contact Dr. Peter Skoner, Interim Dean of the School of STEAM at Saint Francis University at  pskoner@francis.edu or the Science Outreach Center at scienceoutreach@francis.edu or 814-472-3878.

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