Maths Awards Day 2019

On 24 May 2019 Maths Awards Day took place in Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa. On arrival staff and students had tea and coffee, took a tour of the magnificent park premises, and enjoyed the lunch with sparkling wine. The ceremonies began with an award to School administrator officer Bridgitte Whitaker. Prizes and commendations to Y1 and Y2 students for best academic achievements were supplemented with Amazon vouchers. (Prizes for Y3 students are postponed until the graduation in September.) Awards for the best maths lecturers in each year, as voted by the students, were presented by the School student reps.

Boole Prizes-2019 were awarded to Thomas Harding for the best performance in Year 1, and to Megan Goforth for the best performance in Year 2.

Commendations for outstanding results in pure maths were awarded to Jake Browning, Alexander O’Brien, and Thomas Smith in Year 1, and to Angelo Iuliano and Madeleine Long in Year 2.

Commendations for outstanding results in applied maths were awarded to Lauren Berry and Rebekah Alcock Murrel in Year 1, and to Sarah-Jane Price and Ben Thompson in Year 2.

Commendations for outstanding results in maths and computer science were awarded to Joe Farrell in Year 1, and to Peter Cseik in Year 2.

The Awards for Best Maths Lecturersas voted by the students, were awarded to Dr Anitha Thillaisundaram in Y2 and to Dr Anitha Thillaisundaram in Y3.

The celebration continued with the group photo, walks, socializing and relaxation in the park. The place is of great historic interest, served as home of the famous 617 “Dambusters” Squadron during WWII. (As one of the lecturer’s noted, the motion of the bouncing bomb could be a topic for a nice mathematics or physics project.)

Megan Goforth, Boole Prize 2019 in Y2

Sarah-Jane Price, Commendation for Applied Maths 2019 in Y2

Dr Anitha Thillaisundaram, best lecturer in Y2 and in Y3

Mrs Debra Brown, Mrs Bridgitte Whitaker, Prof Andrei Zvelindovky

Tea and coffee on arrival

Sir Barnes Wallis, engineer and inventor, creator of bouncing “dambuster” bomb

“School’s out for summer”


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