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2007 Sliffe Teaching Awards: Honoring High School Math Coaches

The Sliffe Awards for distinguished mathematics teaching at the high school level are given annually to teachers deemed most responsible for their students' success on the AMC 12. These awards are the result of a bequest made to the MAA by Edyth May Sliffe, a retired high school teacher of mathematics in Emeryville, Calif. The award recipients are selected from nominations received from the three students of each of the 60 highest scoring teams on the AMC 12.

The 2007 recipients are:

  • Charles Ashton, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, Princeton Junction, N.J.
  • Dean Ballard, Lakeside School, Seattle, Wash.
  • Jeanne Beck, Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Eric Blask, Mason High School, Mason, Ohio.
  • Alan Carpenter, James A. Garfield High School, Seattle, Wash.
  • Mary Christie, Bellevue High School, Bellevue, Wash.
  • James Cocoros, Stuyvesant High School, New York, N.Y.
  • Steven Condie, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, Ill.
  • Christopher Field, Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute, Agincourt, Ont.
  • Misael-Jose Fisico, The Harker School, San Jose, Calif.
  • Steve Friedlander, Lawton Chiles High School, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Joan Hohwald, B Reed Henderson High School, West Chester, Penn.
  • Jessica Hunt, Chamblee Charter High School, Chamblee, Ga.
  • Yadong Jiang, Olympiads School, North York, Ont.
  • Thomas Kilkelly, Wayzata High School, Plymouth, Minn.
  • Douglas O'Roark, Walter Payton College Preparatory School, Chicago, Ill.
  • Julie Perreault, Westford Academy, Westford, Mass.
  • Donald Slater, Lassiter High School, Marietta, Ga.
  • Emmanuel Sodbinow, Sharon High School, Sharon, Mass.
  • John Wallbaum, Naperville Central High School, Naperville, Ill.
  • Karen Waters, Andover High School, Andover, Mass.
  • Jennifer Wexler, New Trier Township High School, Winnetka, Ill.


News Date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2007