Snapshot: Webster Hosts 12th Annual High School Programming Challenge

| April 7, 2015
The Gorlok with champions

The Gorlok posed with the 12th Annual High School Programming Challenge champions from Ladue High School.

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology  hosted the 12th annual High School Programming Challenge at the Webster Groves campus Saturday, April 4.

Faculty members Brenda Boyce and Xiaoyuan Suo organized the event and said its success already has participants looking forward to next year. This year’s competition attracted a record number of Java and C++ competitors, comprising 25 teams from local high schools.

The three-hour competition required teams so solve 10 challenging questions, testing their programming knowledge, problem-solving skills, and teamwork. The contest provides student with an opportunity to showcase their programming skills in a competitive, but ultimately fun way.

First place was awarded to students from Ladue High School. Thomas Jefferson School took second place, while Pattonville High School placed third.

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