What is Trig-Star?

Sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors, Trig-Star is a competition that recognizes and rewards high school students who excel in mathematics, particularly Trigonometry, and their teachers.
The goal of the program is to demonstrate practical uses for mathematics and bring greater awareness of the surveying profession.
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our competition impact


Trig-Star shows students the practical uses for math while encouraging them to explore exciting careers in the surveying profession.


Trig-Star Sponsors take the lead in informing teachers and students about the contest and helping them prepare for success.


Trig-Star is committed to helping students secure educational funding. We offer scholarships and share information from other programs.

Our national winners

Winners from each participating state are eligible to compete for the National Trig-Star title.
The current Richard E. Lomax National Trig-Star Awards are:


1st Place
Qingfeng Li
Laramie High School
Laramie, Wyoming


2nd Place
Austin Mazenko
Cherry Creek High School
Greenwood Village, Colorado


3rd Place
Henry Hein
Scholars Academy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina