Mu Alpha Theta
Faculty Sponsor: Mrs. Karen Douglass
Mu Alpha Theta is a Mathematics Honor Society founded in 1957 by Dr. and Mrs. Richard Andree at the University of Oklahoma. Mu Alpha Theta has had over 103,000 student members in over 2100 chapters in the United States and in 17 foreign countries. It is dedicated to inspiring a keen in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school.
Membership is an honor bestowed upon a student their junior or senior year at Incarnate Word Academy. To earn this distinction, inductees have completes at least two years of college preparatory mathematics, have met both IWA and national induction criteria and have been recommended by Mrs. Douglass and the math faculty of IWA.
Once inducted, members have the responsibility to maintain outstanding character, scholarship, leadership, and service. As members of Mu Alpha Theta, our goal is to promote student interest and active participation in Mathematics. This organization meets monthly and has officers to lead activities. As members, students will compete in academic competitions, may assist in formal tutoring of their classmates in math and will promote and produce school-wide Math Awareness Activities