From the Asbury Park Press and Patch.com: High Tech High Team Wins Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

May 8th, 2012

A group of students from Monmouth County’s High Technology High School won first place in the 2012 Moody’s Mega Math Challenge.

The contest, organized by the Philadelphia-based Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and sponsored by the New York-based Moody’s Foundation, drew nearly 5,000 eleventh and twelfth-graders from the Eastern U.S. who were asked to use mathematical modeling to determine the best regions in the country to revive the Department of Transportation’s planned High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) program — a hot topic in Congress due to the success of North America’s only high speed rail line, Amtrak’s Acela Express.

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