• By Jasmine S Agyemang
  • Monday, September 16, 2019

District teacher wins national education award


Muscogee County School District

2960 Macon Road Columbus, GA 31906

For Immediate Release
Mercedes Parham
Director of Communications and Open Records Officer
Office: (706) 748-2034
Fax: (706) 748-2036

Columbus, GA – Columbus High School math teacher, Storie Atkins, was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top math teachers by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

Ms. Atkins was named a winner of the Edyth May Sliffe Award, which is given annually to approximately 20 teachers in the United States who have had students perform well in the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC). Award recipients were selected from nominations received from the three students of each of the 60 highest scoring teams on the AMC 12. These student were asked to recommend a teacher who in their opinion was most responsible for his or her success on the AMC 12.

Each winner is awarded $500 and an all-expenses paid trip to the MAA MathFest in Philadelphia, PA from July 29 – Aug. 1, 2020.This is an annual conference for mathematics education and research that draws mathematicians from across the country.

The Mathematical Association of America is the world’s largest community of mathematicians, students, and enthusiasts.

The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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