Programming contest awards
|Date: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013||Return to Archive|
Computer Science: Department hosts programming contests
The Department of Computer Science at WKU held the annual High School Programming Contest on April 19 and the Gatton Academy Programming Contest on April 24. The contests are sponsored by the Department of Computer Science, Ogden College of Science and Engineering, and WKU.
Seven teams from four high schools in Kentucky participated in the contest. The schools were Barren County High School, Bowling Green High School, Nelson County High School and Warren Central High School. Each team consisted of up to three students.
The first-, second- and third-place teams in the high school contest were Nelson County, Warren Central and Barren County, respectively. Each member of the first-place winning team (Chandler Young and Aaron Brown) from Nelson County received a $1,000 scholarship.
Three teams (each with up to three students) from the Gatton Academy participated in the Gatton contest. Each member of the first-place winning team (Sam Dong and Akhil Ghanta) received a $1,000 scholarship.
Contact: Dr. Rong Yang, firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 745-2940.
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