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Two Hendrix Mathematics Teams Take Top Honors at State Contest

CONWAY, Ark. (March 28, 2017) – Two Hendrix College student teams recently competed at the 14th annual Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition at Harding University.

Participating Hendrix students included:

  • Jacob Hines ’19
  • Yuli Hong ’18
  • Travis Howk ’17
  • Jolli Khoo ’19
  • Ollie Kwizera ’17
  • Ryan Rose ’17

Twelve teams representing six Arkansas colleges competed.  

Winning Team Ramanujan (Hong, Howk, and Rose) edged out second-place Team Galois (Hines, Khoo, and Kwizera) 79 to 78 in an exciting one-point duel. 

These two teams have re-asserted Hendrix’s dominance of this contest: nine first-place finishes in the last 10 years. 

The contest will be held here at Hendrix next February.

About Hendrix College

Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884, Hendrix is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges and is nationally recognized in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings for academic quality, community, innovation, and value. For more information, visit