Archive for February, 2013

Dickinson Programming Contest

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Anthony Spargo, Zach Sizemore, and Andy Yong work on the practice problem

Messiah College sent three teams with a total of eight students to compete against 14 other teams from seven schools at the Dickinson College Annual Programming Contest. Team F.R.O.G. (Zach Felix and Taran King) earned first place overall, solving 7 of the 8 problems. The other two teams from Messiah– Abort-Retry-Fail (Chris Beam, Joss Steward, and Marcus Upton) and The Expendables (Zach Sizemore, Anthony Spargo, and Andy Yong) earned 4th and 5th places with 3 solutions each. ┬áThe students left Messiah at 10:45 a.m. Saturday heading to Dickinson for the four hour competition, and returned around 6:00 p.m.