On Tuesday night, more than a thousand Howard County students and their parents gathered at Long Reach High School to participate in a wide variety of math-related activities, from cooking to sports analysis to magic tricks.
"I like it because there are so many people here," said Nneka Ezeike, who is in second grade at Bellows Spring Elementary School. "And I really like math, especially graphing and addition."
Ezeike said that her favorite part of the event, at least an hour into it, was the "pharmacy stand."
"I learned how they make medicine," she said.
The third annual Howard County Math Festival was sponsored by...