VHS students among math contest winners Chris Chol, a Harrisburg High School student, was awarded a $500 scholarship to attend South Dakota State University by winning the outstanding senior award at the 24th annual SDSU High School Mathematics Contest Nov. 8.
The math competition included individual and cooperative team contests in Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry. Each team consisted of three to five members who worked together to solve challenging problems.
Brookings High School swept the first and second place trophies. The Vermillion High School team of Chris Jensen, Keshav Arogyaswamy and Ben Schimelfening placed third.