A team of students from University School in Milwaukee took first place in Milwaukee School of Engineering’s annual “OP”portunity Math Conference. The team was coached by Michael Bartl. The OP Conference gives high school students the opportunity to demonstrate excellence in academic pursuits. The competitions challenge the skills and abilities of students at all levels. For the OP Math competition, students worked to solve problems in a number of categories including: algebra, geometry, advanced math and problem solving. There also was a team competition, in which 24 teams participated. The team from University School completed the most problems correctly to win first place. Whitefish Bay (Wis.) High School took second place and Homestead High School (Mequon, Wis.) took third place in the competition.
MSOE is an independent university with 2,600 students. MSOE offers 18 bachelor’s degrees and 10 master’s degrees in the engineering, engineering technology, architectural engineering and building construction, computer, business, nursing and health-related fields. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; and extremely high placement rates and starting salaries. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.
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