The State Mathematics Contest Committee's Coach/Sponsor Award

In 2002 the State Mathematics Contest Committee established an award for outstanding coaches or sponsors of students who have competed in contests of the State Mathematics Contest Committee.  


2002:    Burton Stuart    Chapel Hill High School

2004:    Archie Benton    North Buncombe High School

2005     James Smith        Walter Williams High School

2006    Shirley Glover      TC Roberson High School


The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward an individual who has made an outstanding and noteworthy contribution to mathematics education and NCCTM by having formed, coached and sponsored teams or groups of students in mathematics competitions. The individual or individuals recognized must have a sustained record of at least five years. Examples of such mathematics competitions include but are not limited to math counts, N. C. Mathematics League, Local Site Contests of the N. C. Mathematics Contest Network, State Finals Competitions in Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Comprehensive, Atlantic Regions Mathematics League (ARML), American High School Mathematics Examination (AHSME), and the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME).

Criteria for the Award.

 Criteria for the Award may vary slightly from year to year depending upon the composition of the Committee but should include primarily the following factors:

 1. Impact upon students served.

 2. Length of time service provided (at least five years).

 3. The extent or reach of the nominees' service.

 4. Devotion of nominee.

 5. Amount of time and effort expended on behalf of their targeted population.

 6. Other as deemed appropriate by the Sub-Committee.

 Nomination Procedures.

Any NCCTM member may submit names of nominees by sending them :
Bampia Bangura
Department of Mathematics
Marteena Hall
NC A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27411
NCA&T Contest Representative
Chair, Coach's Award Committee
(336) 334-7822 (W)

Nomination Form (Word)