Asheville High Sweeps At WCU Computer Science Programming Contest
Asheville High captured the team title Tuesday (April 8) at the fourteenth annual Western Carolina University Computer Science Programming Contest.
Approximately 45 students from four of the region's high schools demonstrated their programming skills at WCU at the contest sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. The students were selected by their schools to compete in the contest because of their excellence in computer programming. The students compete in teams of one to three students The contest programming language is C++ which is the language used in the high school Advanced Placement Examination in Computer Science.
Asheville High School teams won first, second, and third places in the competition.
The team consisting of Micah Lee and David Sulok captured the title. This is Michah
Lee and David Sulok's second year in a row placing in the competition, having placed
second in last year's competition. The Asheville High School team consisting of Geoff
Tompkins and Gordon Wallace placed second in this year's contest. Third place in this
year's contest was won by the Asheville High School team consisting of Dylan Dechant,
Ryan Gerleve, and Sky Taylor. The Asheville High School teams were sponsored by Amy
Beard and Richard Gabriel.