Roseburg, Ore., Apr. 8, 2023 – On Thursday, April 6, 2023, more than 70 students representing nine high schools throughout Douglas County participated in a math competition
at Umpqua Community College. The competition was held at UCC’s Danny Lang Teaching, Learning, and Event Center, where the ma
thletes arrived wearing green UCC T-shirts.
The event started with a warm welcome from Vice President of Academic Services, Teresa Rivenes, followed by a 60-minute quiz, scavenger hunt, and lunch. The campus-wide scavenger hunt involved teamwork where students had the opportunity to engage with faculty and learn about becoming a Riverhawk. Results were tabulated, and an award ceremony recognized the winners.
Competition results were tabulated and followed by an award ceremony that recognized the winners. The students competed in Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus, with participants in the top 12 percent of each category qualifying to compete at the 41st Oregon Invitational Math Tournament at the University of Oregon.
Emily Larson, Roseburg High School, 1st place, State qualifier
Hurrsh Ministry, South Umpqua High School
Elias Malak, Roseburg High School, 1st place, State qualifier
Tiana Bernich-Gushwa, Sutherlin High School, 2nd place, State qualifier
Julie Amos and Emma Vrandenburg, Camas Valley High School, 3rd place
Kevin Chi, Roseburg High School, 1st place, State qualifier
Selena Garcia, Roseburg High School, 2nd place, State qualifier
Sebastian Henneback, Roseburg High School, 3rd place, State qualifier
Ryan Hanson, Roseburg High Sc
hool, 1st place, State qualifier
Annika Kulkarni, Roseburg High School, 2nd place, State qualifier
Thomas Larson, Roseburg High School, 3rd place, State qualifier
Aiden Welch, Glendale High School, 1st place
Douglas Sheppard, Glide High School, 2nd place
Violet Hawkins, Glide High School, 3rd place
Congratulations to the high school senior students who placed either first or second in the Level 5 or 6 categories. They will receive the Paul and Lory Utz $750 UCC Scholarship.
Hurrsh Misttry from South Umpqua High School