Local students achieve honors in New England's largest math and computer competition
Region – Students from Algonquin Regional and Westborough high schools demonstrated superior mathematical and computer programming skills at the 28th annual High School Programming Contest March 11 at Providence College.
The Westborough team achieved second place, while the Algonquin team placed third. Wachusett Regional High School was the first place winner.
The students were among 48 students from 12 high schools in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York who competed in four-person teams during the competition. Using desktop personal computers and two designated computer programming languages, students wrote original programs that correctly solved complex, hypothetical math problems.
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