Columbia High School and Howard L. Goff Middle School celebrated Pi Day with with a variety of math activities on Monday. Pi (π), which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, is observed on March 14 each year as the number begins with the digits 3.14.
Winners from Columbia’s annual Pi Day Recitation Contest included:
- Akkhil Morkonda ’23 – 1st place – 156 digits – Received Table Talk Pie, Gum, Pi Pencil, $25 Amazon gift card
- Gabe Cecunjanin ’24 – 2nd place – 46 digits – Received Table Talk Pie, Gum, Pi Pencil, $15 Panera gift card
- Alex Snedaker ’24 – 3rd place – 41 digits – Received Table Talk Pie, Gum, Pi Pencil, $10 Amazon gift card
All other participants received Table Talk pies.
The Columbia Math Department got into the spirit of Pi Day by dressing up in a Magnum PI theme.
Happy Pi Day! #PiDay pic.twitter.com/QGBoem2m8V
— East Greenbush CSD (@EGreenbushCSD) March 14, 2022