New Mexico Tech congratulates the group of seven New Mexico Tech students who competed in the 64th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, held on December 6, 2003. The New Mexico Tech team ranked 99th out of 479 institutions that participated in the competition. Individually, NMT student Alex Rand was in the top 200 out of over 3600 contestants, and NMT student Samuel Collopy ranked in the top 500.

The seven students are: Alex Rand, Carsten Steinebach, Jeremiah Gage, Jarrod Lombardo, Samuel Collopy, Justin Dressel, and David Creswick. Their faculty advisor is Ivan Avramidi.

The Putnam competition is an annual contest for undergraduate students in the United States and Canada.