MAM 2016

Mathematics Awareness Month
** April 2003 **

Mathematics Awareness Month at
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi TX

  • Contact:  Anthony Precella, <>
  • Short Description:  Ceremony & Math Contest

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Anthony Precella, Timothy Precella and Dr. Gaylord Hoyt organized several activites for Math Awareness Month at Del Mar College. The campus newspaper, The Foghorn, publicized Math Awareness Month with a large article and group picture of some math students on April 1, 2003. On April 9, 2003, the Del Mar Math/Physics Department had a presentation on campus. Robert Penwick, a former Del Mar College student who is currently an actuary at USAA in San Antonio, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd. He stressed the importance of mathematics in a business environment. In attendance were DMC President Valadez Ortiz and Board of Regent members Dorothy Spann and Guy Watts. The Mayor of Corpus Christi Loyd Neal, who was in attendance at the meeting, proclaimed April Math Awareness Month in Corpus Christi and presented the department with a written proclamation to be displayed by the department. At the ceremony the winner of the Warren Strickland Math Awareness Month Compettiton was announced. Peggy Gill was the recipient of the $100 cash prize.