2009-2010 Chapter Report
Advisor and Officers
President: Cynthia Lester
Vice President: Megan Taylor
Secretary: Lauren Williams
Treasurer: Megan Schmeckpeper
Number of New Members Inducted: 11
Number of Continuing Members: 15
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
Do you have any news about current students or recent graduates, for example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences?
Krista Foltz, Linfield College class of 2010 has received a Fulbright grant to conduct math research at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile, analyzing the effect that stereotypes have on female math students in secondary classrooms. The math and education major will administer a survey and conduct interviews to identify behavioral trends that reinforce or discourage negative educational stereotypes, with a goal of helping to address underachievement and gender disparity in mathematics.