Austin, Texas: TCEA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 State Computer Science Contest. The contest is a competition for secondary students in which teams of three solve real-world programming problems using critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. This competition includes both Advanced and Novice teams.
This year marked the return of the state computer science contest, organized by TCEA and the Technology Applications/Computer Science Special Interest Group (TA/CS-SIG).
Below are the results of the 2019 State contest, listed in descending order.
2019 TCEA Computer Science Contest Results
Division I Advanced
Richardson ISD • Microsoft Customer Support
Richardson ISD • Microsoft Tech Support
Eanes ISD • BetterTastingGamerSauce
Division I Novice
Eanes ISD • Team Brandon
Plano ISD • Pro:Grammar
Richardson ISD • Apple Customer Support
Division II Advanced
St Dominic Savio Catholic HS • The Grim TReapers
Division II Novice
St Dominic Savio Catholic School • Treap to the Future
Keystone School • Coding Club
“These teams should be very proud,” says TCEA Executive Director Lori Gracey. “Everyone involved this year not only broadened their skill set, but also set the stage to grow the computer science contest. We’re excited to see this activity continue to inspire and educate. It’s an excellent way for students to develop future-ready skills in a team-based setting.”
In 2020, TCEA will host five local Super Area contests, where teams will compete for a chance to advance to the State contest later in the spring. You can learn more about future contests here, and keep up with TA/CS-SIG here.
TCEA (tcea.org) is a nonprofit, member-based organization that has supported the use of technology in education since 1980. Our primary focus is on integrating technology into the PreK–16 environment and providing our members with cutting-edge knowledge and resources through conferences, workshops, publications, and collaborations with higher education and business.