Delaware Valley High School Team wins Computer Programming Contest

May 9, 2014

Students representing nine high schools competed in the annual Computer Programming Contest, hosted by The University of Scranton’s Computing Sciences Department. During the competition, 15 teams used their programming language to solve computer-programming problems. The winning teams were chosen based on the number of problems solved correctly and timed completion.

Team members Josiah De Vizia, Andrew Krasinski and Michael Cavallaro from Delaware Valley High School came in first place in the competition. Students Eric Dai, Omar Ahmed and Amy Yang from Emmaus High School came in second place, followed by Alec Francello, Zooey He and Michael Hurlbutt, also from Emmaus High School, who placed third.

First Place (Delaware)

Delaware Valley High School team A came in first place in the competition. Front row, from left: advisor Marisa Dietrich, Richard Joerger (team B), Josiah De Vizia (team A) and Andrew Krasinski (team A). Second row: Jeremy Block (team B), Evan Gutman (team B) and Michael Cavallaro (team A).

Second and Third Place (Emmaus)

Emmaus High School team A came in second place in the competition. Emmaus team B came in third place in the competition. Seated, from left: advisor Carlen Blackstone, Amy Yang (team A), Eric Dai (team A) and Alex Krause (team C). Standing: Alex Posipanko (team C), Michael Hurlbutt (team B), Alec Francello (team B), Mehdi Jaffer (team C), Omar Ahmed (team A) and Zooey He (team B).

Images of all students participating can be seen at the University’s College Corner page on the

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