27 March 2019

Canadian Computing Competition (Hong Kong Contest) 2019

Three S5 students received awards at the Canadian Computing Competition (Hong Kong Contest) 2019.  This competition began its history in 1996 in Canada, providing a forum for secondary school students to learn and enjoy programming.  Since then, it has extended to other parts of the world.

In the Junior Category*, Lee Cho Man (5D) and Ho Ka Shun (5C) were awarded the Certificate of Distinction and the Certificate of Merit respectively.  In the Senior Category*, Cheng Tsz Ying (5E) was awarded the Honorable Mention.

*The Junior and Senior Categories refer to different topics and areas of computer programming.  The Junior Category covers selection, repetition, arrays, recursion and data structures while the Senior Category covers string manipulation, recursion, optimization, simulation, geometry, enumeration, sorting, searching, graph search and dynamic programming.