Rowan University holds 21st annual H.S. programming contest

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Eighty high school students will compete in Rowan University's Computer Science Department's 21st annual Computer Science High School Programming Contest on Friday, April 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Robi

Eighty high school students will compete in Rowan University's Computer Science Department's 21st annual Computer Science High School Programming Contest on Friday, April 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Robinson Hall.

Competitors ? talented high school students who will have the opportunity to show off their computer skills and win some prizes, such as digital cameras, laser printers and iPods ? will work in pairs and try to solve a computer-programming problem in two and a half hours. Whichever team solves the problem in the quickest and most precise manner wins. The languages currently in place for the 2007 contest include Java, C++, Visual Basic and QuickBasic.

The students are from nine regional high schools (Cumberland Regional, Delsea Regional, Eastern Regional, Gateway Regional, Haddon Heights, Mainland Regional, Moorestown, Ocean City and Pitman) and from Strath Haven, Pa.

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