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For Immediate Release: March 12, 2014

Area High School Students Achieve Honors in New England’s Largest Math/Computer Competition Sponsored by Providence College 

Providence, R.I. – Providence College hosted its 28th Annual High School Programming Contest on March 10th and 11th. During the two day competition, 100 students from 25 high schools in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York competed in four-person teams. The students used (HP) desktop personal computers and two designated computer programming languages. They wrote original programs that correctly solved complex, hypothetical math problems. 


Monday, March 10, 2014:

1st Place - Barrington High School (Barrington, R.I.)


From left to right: Dr. Sheila Liotta, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at PC; Liam Callanan, Sahil Mishra, Vincent Portelli, Teddy Ni, Mario Correia, Advisor; and Dr. Adam Villa, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC.

 

2nd Place –The Dalton School (New York, N.Y.)


From left to right: Dr. Sheila Liotta, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at PC; Nathaniel Ostrer, Zachary Buttenwieser, Andrew Milich, Dillon Azzam, Gordon Campbell, Advisor; Michael Warren, Advisor; and Dr. Adam Villa, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC.

 


3rd Place – La Salle Academy (Providence, R.I.)


From left to right: Dr. Sheila Liotta, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at PC; Brother Joseph Wilkowski, Advisor; David Allen, Allison Paul, Matthew Leal, Ryan St. Pierre, and Dr. Adam Villa, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC.

 


Tuesday, March 11, 2014:

1st Place - Wachusett Regional High School (Holden, Mass.)


From left to right: Dr. Adam Villa, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC; Tanner Kranich, Josh Correira, Sanjay Ganeshan, Nancy DiLeo, Advisor; and Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Facilities, and Technology Planning at PC.

2nd Place – Westborough High School (Westborough, Mass.)


From left to right: Dr. Adam Villa, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC; Diane Rodriguez, Advisor; Steven Homberg, Amaresh Emani, Vanshaj Chowdhary, Elijah Nicasio, and Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Facilities, and Technology Planning at PC.

  

3rd Place – Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough, Mass.)

 

From left to right: Dr. Adam Villa, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC; Dan Forhan, Advisor; Joey Wei, Eddie Pyne, Carl Bai, George Michas, and Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Facilities, and Technology Planning at PC.

 
Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations
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