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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

April 11, 2011

Computing students finish second at regional programming contest

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Three Northwest Missouri State University students took second place over the weekend at the 2011 CCSC Central Plains Student Programming Contest.

The Northwest team, Programmers Anonymous, answered four of seven questions in three hours on a programming test to finish second among 24 teams and earn a $150 cash prize.

The team consisted of Daniel Swan, a graduate student from Florissant seeking his master's in applied computer science; and Alexander Ratcliff, of Lake St. Louis, and Andrew Paulman, of Blue Springs, who are students at Northwest's Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics and Computing.

For more information about the contest, including details about the problems contestants solved, click here.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
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