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For Immediate Release: March 12, 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 Monday, March 12, 2012 at Providence College.
 
  • First Place: Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Mass.
  • Second Place: The Dalton School in New York, N.Y.
  • Third Place: Greater Hartford Academy of Mathematics and Science in Hartford, Conn.

The students were among 48 students from 13 high schools in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York who competed in four-person teams 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: Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC, Jackson Brodeur, Shaun Tan, Raymond Mead, Akshay Thejaswi, Daniel Forhan, Math/Computer Science teacher at Algonquin, and Dr. Sheila Liotta, Dean of School of Arts and Sciences at PC

 
 
 

 
 

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From left:
 Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC, Jemma Issroff, Gordon Campbell, Math/Computer Science teacher at Dalton, Tom Berstein, Nick Joseph, Cara Haas, and Dr. Sheila Liotta, Dean of School of Arts and Sciences at PC

 
 
 
 
 

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From left:
Dr. Sheila Liotta, Dean of School of Arts and Sciences at PC, Ian Shusdock, James Pickett, Karl Ohaus, Yash Pant, David Roccapriore, Nate Trojian, Mark Radocy, Michal Zielinski,  Dr. Chinma Uche, Math/Computer Science teacher at Greater Hartford, and Frank Ford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at PC

 
 
Chrissy Centazzo
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