participate in university’s Math/Computer Day
Students from area
high schools earned honors during the recent Computer Programming Contest, Math
Contest and Math Quiz Bowl during Shippensburg University’s annual
The 56-year-old event
for high school juniors is sponsored by the mathematics and computer science
departments in conjunction with the Math Club and Programming Team. Highlights
of the day are the math contest, the Math Quiz Bowl and the computer
The individual math
contest winner was Quan Quan Ngoyen of Gettysburg Area High School. Reuben
Zeiset of Elizabethtown Area High School was second and Riona O’Dowd of
Gettysburg Area High School was third. Zeiset and O’Dowd had a tie-break round
to determine second and third place. Fifty-seven students from a total of 20
schools participated in the event.
The Cedar Crest High
School team won the Quiz Bowl followed by Hempfield High School in second and
Central Dauphin High School in third. Cedar Crest team members were Gianluca
Gross, Colin Muraika, Marko Resetar and Nick Webber. Hempfield team members
were Cory Betz, Zach Hess, Dylan Gillesse and Josh Killian. Central Dauphin
team members were Victoria Jones, Spencer Markowitz, Arnab Ray and Adam Sherman.
School’s team won the computer programming contest followed by the team from
Cedar Crest High School in second and the team from Susquenita High School in
third. Hempfield team members were Adam Karl and Colin Pronovost. Cedar Crest team
members were Eero Kelly and Isaiah Shiner. Susquenita team members were
Nathaniel Hattman and Ryan Peterson.
The top three winners
received trophies. First, second and third place individual winners received
trophies and cash prizes. All participants received certificates.