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Strathmore University Holds Maiden Mathematics Contest in Uganda

A total of 539 students participated in the inaugural Mathematics Contest organized by Strathmore University on 24th March 2017 at Kings College Budo in Uganda.

The best girl, Namulinda Liz Florence and best boy Luwemba Abbey from Kings College Budo students who are pursuing their A levels were awarded with full scholarships to Strathmore University to pursue a degree of their choice.

The participating students came from 18 schools with each student sitting for the mathematics exams that ran for 2 hours for senior 6 level and an hour for the other levels.

The students received their results on the same day and the top 3 students of each senior class awarded with medals. Certificates of participation were awarded to all students who attended the contest.

The teachers representing the school were excited about this competition, stating that it encouraged healthy competition among the schools.
Strathmore University plans on organizing annual Math contests intended to encourage students to enjoy the subject, noting that majority of their future careers will require skills in this area.