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Golden Bears compete in code

A group photo of students and faculty who participated in the 2019 WVU Tech Student Programming Competition.

On Saturday, April 6, the WVU Tech department of Computer Science and Information Systems hosted the 2019 WVU Tech programming competition.

Students spent their time in the day-long competition putting their heads – and coding skills – to work solving a set of ten programming problems.

While the event started at 10:00 a.m., the main coding portion of the competition ran from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Students competed in the programming competition in two divisions: one for freshmen and a second division for upperclassmen.

In the upperclassmen division, WVU Tech students Gregory Isaac Hughes and Mardigon Toler were winners, receiving $250 each. Thomas Wright and Nathan McClaugherty were first runner-ups, each receiving $150, while teammates Sean Durham and Chris Durham earned $100 each for the second runner-up spot.

In the freshmen division, Nicolas Null was the winner, receiving a $125 prize. Logan Bland was first runner-up, winning $70, and teammates John Morgan and John Clay landed in the second runner-up spot, winning $50 each.

View photos of the competition on Flickr.

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