Kennesaw State to host Elementary School Math Bowl

MEDIA ADVISORY KENNESAW, Ga. (April 1, 2013) — Kennesaw State University and the Cobb County…

Georgia (Apr 1, 2013)MEDIA ADVISORY

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 1, 2013) — Kennesaw State University and the Cobb County School District present the third annual Elementary School Math Bowl. Educators want to get students excited about the challenges and beauty of math.


The math competition at Kennesaw State is part of the Teacher Quality Partnership between the University and the Cobb school district. About 160 students will solve word and number problems in a competition designed to challenge and inspire them. The students will also receive a tour of campus.


Cobb County students in the third, fourth and fifth grade from LaBelle, Hollydale, Fair Oaks, Milford and Birney elementary schools will visit the Kennesaw State campus to compete in teams and as individuals.


Friday, April 5. Students compete from 9 a.m. to 9:45 and 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Lunch and a tour of the campus follow.

Closing ceremony and awards will be from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

WHERE: Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144

Competition will be in Kennesaw Hall (Rooms 1103, 1104, 1105, 1106, 1107, 1302, 2001 and 2101).

Closing ceremony and awards will be in the Social Sciences Building, Room 1021.




Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 80 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 24,600 from 130 countries.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit