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FHS seniors win math contest


Four Farragut High School seniors won top honors in the University of Tennessee Pro2Serve Math Contest.

Matthew DeVries, Satomi Jujo, Shane White and Wenlu Xiong won the top prize, a four-year, full in-state tuition and fees scholarship to the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.


The competition, which took place Thursday, Oct. 28, tested the mathematical ability and talent of 748 students from 65 Tennessee high schools.

The four winners and 26 other FHS students completed in the daylong event, which drew students from as far away as Memphis and the Tri-Cities area.

DeVries is the son of Delwin and Jacquelyn DeVries. Jujo is the daughter of Akihiro and Chieko Jujo. Xiong is the daughter of Demin Xiong and Yufen Chen. White is the son of Vernon and Wilma White.

Six other students, including Oak Ridge High School seniors Michael Cushman, Prishantha Dunstan and Owen Worley, also recieved sholarships.

Since the contest was founded six years ago, 17 FHS students have taken top prize.

The University of Tennessee Pro2Serve Math Contest is sponsored by the UT Mathematics Department and Oak Ridge-headquartered Pro2Serve Professional Project Services, Inc.

The scholarships were funded by UTís Chancellor Dr. Loren Crabtree and can be used for any major at the Knoxville campus. This marks the sixth year for the contest and Pro2Servesí fourth year as a co-sponsor.

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