Awards and contests
VCTM proudly recognizes the hard work done by Virginia educators and students in the form of teaching awards and math contests.
William C. Lowry Math Educator of the Year
Each year, VCTM recognizes a classroom teacher at the elementary, middle, secondary, university, and math specialist/coach level for his or her outstanding work in the field of mathematics. On teacher selected from each of the five categories may be awarded the VCTM William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Award. Learn more about the William C. Lowry Math Educator of the Year award at this link.
Mathematics Beauty Contest
Each year, VCTM offers a Mathematics Beauty Contest. The contest is open to all Virginia students. One winner from each of five different grade bands will win a gift card and a pizza party for their class. The contest opens each January and runs through March. Learn more about the Mathematics Beauty Contest at this link.