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Mathematics
209.946.2347
Classroom Building 106
Caroline Quiroga
Department Administrative Assistant
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton CA 95211
cquiroga@pacific.edu

High School Math Competition

Each spring, the University of the Pacific Math Department hosts the High School Math Competition, which invites high school mathletes from across the Central Valley to hone their skills and test their knowledge in an exciting day of competitive math activities.

The High School Math Competition was made possible through the donation of the parents of a young Stockton man, Avinash Raina, who as a Stagg High School student had exceptional math skills. Avinash was a gifted student who believed math skills were critical to our everyday living. He not only excelled at math, but had a passion for speech and journalism. Avinash was never able to realize his many professional ambitions, because at 19 he was diagnosed with tongue cancer. Avinash succumbed to the disease in less than two years. 

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To continue Avinash's legacy of academic excellence and passion for mathematics, our Math Club students organize the competition every spring to ensure that the flame of knowledge continues to burn in his memory. For information on supporting the High School Math Competition, or for information on entering a team into the competition, please contact Dr. John Mayberry, Math Club advisor.

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