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Hendrix Math Students Keep Streak Alive at State Competition

Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition 2013_2

CONWAY, Ark. (March 13, 2013) - For the eighth consecutive year, Hendrix math students won top honors at the 2013 Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition this spring at the University of the Ozarks. There were 13 teams representing seven colleges in Arkansas at the competition.

Hendrix student teams placed first, second, and seventh.

  • 1st - Gary DeClerk '15, Quan Nguyen '15, Trang Nguyen '16
  • 2nd - Jeremiah Bill '14, Shuyin Hua '16, Xuanhua Wang '15
  • 7th - Rene Nsanzineza '14, Aline Umuhire-Juru '15, and Rachel Zweig '16

The first place team had a perfect score on the exam. This is the second year in a row that one of our teams achieved a perfect score.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit