Students compete in TMTA math competition at Vol State

Travis Craig, Station Camp H.S., tied for third place; Nicholas Dennison, Gallatin H.S., tied for third place; Nilabh Saksena, Hendersonville H.S., second place; Ian Dilick, Pope John Paul II, first place; and Jerry Faulkner, Vol State president.

The Tennessee Math Teachers Association (TMTA) held a regional math competition at Volunteer State Community College recently. Hundreds of students from schools across the area competed in the following categories: Algebra I and II, Geometry, Statistics, Precalculus, and Calculus. Winners will go on to compete in the state competition.

Vol State Kicks-Off Math and Science Building Renovation

Warf Groundbreaking picture at Vol State

Science education requires specialized equipment and labs. Teaching technology is constantly evolving. Volunteer State Community College faculty, staff and students celebrated the beginning of a project Friday that will update the science and math facilities on the Gallatin campus. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a $6.2 million renovation of the J. Howard Warf Math and Science Building. The project will update all existing science labs and add two additional labs.

Warf Math and Science Building Renovation Celebration

Left to right: Kim McCormick, Tennessee Board of Regents; Brad Martin, Lyle – Cook – Martin Architects; Thomas Ekman, dean of Mathematics and Science; Bill Kemp and Pam Ogden, donors; Jerry Faulkner, Vol State president; and Tomas Banda, Southland Constructors, Inc.

The Warf Math and Science Building at Volunteer State Community College has undergone a $6 million renovation and today students, faculty, staff, and donors gathered to celebrate the completion. Members of the public, construction managers, architects, and designers joined the crowd. The renovation provides more than 9000 square feet of additional space. It includes a new Mechatronics lab, two new science labs, student study areas, and more than 30 faculty offices. Pictured: the ribbon cutting.