Girls Take Center Stage At Math Contest

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A few hundred high school girls from around the country at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts this weekend to compete in the only national, all-girls math contest.

It's called the "Math Prize for Girls" and it has the biggest monetary award for a girls math contest in the country-- $25,000.

Victoria Xia was this year's winner, she's a 10th grader who attends Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology in Vienna, Virginia.

The Math Prize for Girls is sponsored by the Advantage Testing Foundation.


  • Victoria Xia, winner of the 3rd annual Math Prize for Girls

This segment aired on September 19, 2011.


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