The TrigStar Program Contest is an annual high school mathematics
competition sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors
based on the practical application of Trigonometry. The program
recognizes the best students from high schools throughout the nation.
IPLSA works to promote this program.
The purpose of the TrigStar Program:
- To promote the study of trigonometry in high school and to
promote excellence in the mastery of trigonometry by honoring the
individual student who has demonstrated superior skill among classmates
at the High School level.
- To acquaint the high school trigonometry students with the use
and practical application of trigonometry in the surveying profession.
- To build an awareness of surveying as a profession among the
mathematically-skilled high school students, career guidance counselors
and high school math teachers.
Trigstar Contest Levels:
- Level 1 is given at local high schools. There is one winner from each participating high school.
- Level 2 is the national test. The state winner from each
participating state is eligible to compete for the National Trig-Star
Local and State awards are provided by the local chapter or sponsors.
The following National awards are provided by the National
Society of Professional Surveyors, Richard E. Lomax, National Trig-Star
and Teaching Excellence Awards.
First place winner - $2,000.00 award
Second place winner - $1,000.00 award
Third place winner - $500.00 award
Click here to learn more about Trig*Star.