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Trig-Star

MALSCE Wants You To Introduce Students To Land Surveying
TRIG-STAR

 

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WHAT IS TRIG-STAR?
A High School Trigonometry Skill Awards Program Administered by the National Society of Professional Surveyors, MALSCE and a Local Land Surveyor or Engineer.

 

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

Trig-Star promotes the study of trigonometry in high school and promotes by honoring individual students who have demonstrated superior skill among classmates at the High School level.

Trig-Star demonstrates the use and practical application of trigonometry in the land surveying profession to high school trigonometry students.

Trig-Star creates awareness of the land surveying profession among the mathematically-skilled high school students, career guidance counselors and high school math teachers.

 

WHAT YOU DO
1.  Volunteer to contact the High School in your neighborhood by providing the information below to our Trig-Star Coordinator, Don Poole, at  dpoole@outermostlandsurvey.com or call him at 508/255-0477.
2.  Receive and review the Trig-Star Contest Packet.
3.  Contact the High School to coordinate a day and time for the contest.
4.  Introduce the contest by discussing the surveying profession and its use of mathermatics.

 

MORE INFORMATION
Only one TRIG-STAR contest is allowed per high school per year. We’ll mail a contest packet with contest instructions, a test packet, and a sample news release to you. There are additional resources at  http://www.nspsmo.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=522
 

You, as the local sponsor, will need to make all the local arrangements with the high school. The winning student will be eligible to compete in the NSPS National Trig-Star Contest. The packet includes national contest information.

 

 

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