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For Immediate Release: March 13, 2012

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

 
Providence, R.I. - Students from area high schools demonstrated superior mathematical and computer programming skills at the 26th Annual High School Programming Contest, held on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Providence College.
 
  • First Place: Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI in Worcester, Mass.
  • Second Place: Barrington High School in Barrington, R.I.
  • Third Place (tie): Wachusett Regional High School in Holden, Mass. and Westborough High School in Westborough, Mass.

The students were among 48 students from 12 high schools in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut who competed during the competition. Using (HP) desktop personal computers and two designated computer programming languages, students wrote original programs that correctly solved complex, hypothetical math problems.   

 
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From left: Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at PC, Barry Biletch, Anish Athalye, Karen Lang,  Advisor at Mass. Academy, Aaron Hammond, Dhroova Aiylam, and Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC

 

 

 

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From left: Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at PC, Drew Galraith, Frifan Zhou, Patrick  McGartoll, Haran Mennillo, Mario Correia, Advisor at Barrington H.S., and Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC

 

 

 

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From left: Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at PC, Josh Hartley, Claire Frechette, Josh Correira, Harihar Subramanyam, Nancy DiLeo, Advisor at Wachusett Regional, and Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC

 

 
 
 
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From left: 
Charles Haberle, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at PC, Steven Homberg, Kevin DuToit, Ningrui Li, Andrew Faulds, Paul Vital, Advisor at Westborough H.S., and Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC

 

 

 

Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs and Community Relations Coordinator
ccentazz@providence.edu
(401) 865-2413
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