Sponsor: Phil Harter
The Memorial MAT chapter has existed for a number of years. Our purpose is to inspire a keen interest in, and promote the enjoyment of mathematics while developing strong scholarship in the subject. We are sponsored by Mr. Phil Harter and Mr. Craig Vieth.
The following is taken from the website of the national Mu Alpha Theta Math Honors Society (www.mualphatheta.org):
Mu Alpha Theta is a National Mathematics Honor Society encompassing over 65,000 students in more than 1,400 schools. We are dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students.
The Mu Alpha Theta National High School and Junior College Mathematics Club was founded in 1957 by Dr. and Mrs. Richard V. Andree at the University of Oklahoma. In his words, Mu Alpha Theta is "an organization dedicated to promoting scholarship in mathematics and establishing math as an integral part of high school and junior college education." The name Mu Alpha Theta was constructed from the Greek lettering for the phonemes m, a, and th.