Simpson University to Host Free American Mathematics Competitions

REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University’s Science and Mathematics Department will host free American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) on Thursday, Feb. 7, for area high school students.

The events – AMC 10 and AMC 12 – will be from 4 to 6 p.m. in room 204 of the Owen Student Services Center on campus, 2211 College View Drive.

The AMC 10 is for students in 10th grade and below; the AMC 12 is for students in 12th grade and below.

The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are the first in a series of competitions that lead to the International Mathematical Olympiad. The IMO is the world championship mathematics competition for high school students, held each year in a different country.

Attendees at the Feb. 7 event have a chance to win prizes and scholarships. Register online at

In addition, Simpson will also host a free practice SAT for high school juniors and seniors on Saturday, Feb. 16 (check-in starts at 8 a.m.). Register free at

Learn more about Simpson University’s science and math programs at and

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduategraduate, and teaching credential programs. The university will celebrate its centennial in 2021. Simpson was named as one of the 2018 Colleges of Distinction. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings; the Betty M. Dean School of NursingA.W. Tozer Seminary, the School of Education, and the School of Graduate Professional Studies. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit