Mu Alpha Theta

2012-2013 Members

Mu Alpha Theta is a national high school and two-year college mathematics honor society that was formed in 1957. The purpose of this organization is to stimulate interest in mathematics by providing public recognition of superior mathematical scholarship and by promoting various mathematical activities that foster the enjoyment of mathematics. It is co-sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. For more information, visit

Requirements for Membership:
St. Mary’s High School criteria exceed the national standards.

  1. The student must be a current St. Mary’s High School student.
  2. The student must have completed at least six semesters of mathematics courses, including Honors Geometry and Honors Algebra II/Trig.
  3. The student must be currently enrolled in Pre-Calculus Honors or Calculus 1818.
  4. The student must have satisfactory (S) conduct for every quarter in all courses during high school.
  5. The student must have a 3.6 or higher cumulative GPA out of a total of 4 points for all of his high school math courses.
  6. The student must have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA out of a total of 4 points for all of his high school courses.
  7. The student will become eligible for membership in Mu Alpha Theta after he has completed the Honors Algebra II/Trig course.
  8. The student’s eligibility will be determined in May.

If a student has successfully met all 8 requirements for membership, then he will receive his membership certificate and shall become a part of the national Mu Alpha Theta organization.

2013-2014 Members:

Brian Arconati
Christopher Cain
Matthew Causino
Timothy Chulick
Stephen Hannibal
Kevin Le

Moderator: Mrs. Kris Ranciglio

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