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Spring 2019 MIHS Programming Contest

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Smart Coding School

Silver Sponsors

Audian Pagliacci

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Our fifth biannual programming contest

There was a great turnout of 142 students, or 68 teams. The contest was held in the Mercer Island High School Commons on March 16th from 9:45 AM – 3:30 PM. Congratulations to the winners of the advanced division, The Number C from Newport High School. Below are the winners in each division:


Advanced division

  1. The Number C from Newport High School (525 points)

    • Jonah Quist and Nathan Yan
  2. QuickSort from the Bear Creek School (495 points)

    • Peter Li and Nelson Sun
  3. The Code Group from North Creek High School (485 points)

    • Shreshth Kharbanda, Nikhil Jain, and Rishabh Jain

Intermediate division

  1. The coder from East Lake High School (485 points)

    • Sheshank Shankar
  2. BlueFrog from Lakeside Upper School (440 points)

    • Tanvi Ganapathy
  3. Team Dauntless from TESLA STEM High School (430 points)

    • Devesh Sarda, Samarjit Kaushik, and Arnav Sacheti

Contest files

Advanced scoreboard
Intermediate scoreboard

Problem packet
Judges answer packet
Input text files


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Platinum Sponsor: Smart Coding School

Smart Coding School

Silver Sponsors

Audian Pagliacci

Judge Volunteers

We’d like to thank the following judges for being essential to the organization of this contest.

  • Lawrence Tanimoto
  • Melissa Saelzer
  • Samir Khobragade
  • Michael Hughes
  • Alex White _
  • David Wei
  • Thomas Short
  • Garrett Leung
  • Philip Zhang
  • Thomas Horton King