SK Day 2011

Sonia Kovalevsky Day 2011 was a HUGE success!
We sold out of student tickets a week before registration officially ended!
2011 had our largest turnout to date! Over 100 people attended.

BIG THANKS to our supporters

The Association for Women in Mathematics
The New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (ASU)
The Division of Mathematical and Natural Sciences (ASU)
Mary Lou Fulton Teacher's College (ASU)
The Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering (ASU)
The Schools of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (ASU)
Tempe Trophy
Anticonformity Screen Printing

The event was held on Saturday April 2, 2011
in the La Sala Ballroom at ASU West.

The 2011 keynote speaker was be Dr Kimberly Scott, director of the COMPUGIRLS program.  Dr Scott is a professor in the ASU School of Social Transformation. Her research is at the intersection of education and social justice in the community. Her COMPUGIRLS program seeks to encourage young women to study the computational sciences which include computer science, mathematics, and statistics. You can find out more about COMPUGIRLS at



A special session for teacher's
was held while the students begin the mathematics competition. This session was led by Dr. Peter Rillero, Associate Professor of Science Education.

Title: Using Technology to Enhance STEM Education
Abstract: Dr. Rillero will present technology resources to engage and educate high school students about topics in science, mathematics, and engineering.

2011 SK Day Math Competition Award Recipients:

First Place Team:
Elona Wallengren, Jacqueline Trujillo, Alysyia Tarin, Lynnsea Stephenson

Second Place Team:
Madison Armer, Elizabeth Smith, Evelin Soto, Shirley Springer

Third Place Team:
Aide Robles, Elisha Jindal, Arcelia Isais-Gasteilum, Derek Tang

Most Creative Team:
Daisy Ornelas, Elizabeth Preayer, Kara Morrow, Jessica Hughes

Registration for the 2011 event has already ended.
Click HERE to view a slideshow of photos from the event.

Thank you for attending the 2011 Sonia Kovalevsky Day!

Dr Omayra Ortega

Omayra Ortega,
Mar 1, 2011, 3:33 PM