• March 27, 2017
    Students earn top honors in PA Regional Computer Fairs

    Matthew Earley and Connor Hyatt Three Upper St. Clair entries placed first in their respective categories at the 2017 regional Pennsylvania High School and Middle School Computer Fairs on March 22, 2017, at the Heinz History Center. All three entries qualify to compete at the state level competition set for May 23, 2017, at Dickinson College.

    At the high school level, Connor Byrnes earned first place in the Logo category with his CPU inspired design for the 2018 Pennsylvania High School Computer Fair. Connor also placed third in the Programming category with his mobile app that connects to the high school’s website to download and organize important information for students.

    At the middle school level, Fort Couch students Reshma Gudla, Richa Mahajan and Sophia Shi earned first place in the Logo category with their Bridge to Innovation design for the 2018 Pennsylvania Middle School Computer Fair. And, Boyce Middle School students Matthew Earley and Connor Hyatt placed first in the Animation category, for their Dreamland: Adventures in Alice.

    In addition, Fort Couch students Phoebe Chen, Sophie Chen and Shana Reddy earned third place in the Web Page Design category for their Color Blindness website. Other Upper St. Clair participants included high school students Jack Gordley and Vashisth Parekh; and Fort Couch students Maddie Bruno, Delaynie McMillan, Sambhev Saggi, Sam Scalzo, Ritvik Shah, Logan Todd and Isaac Yap.

    The Pennsylvania Middle School Computer Fair and the Pennsylvania High School Computer Fair are annual events that highlight Pennsylvania school students' application skills and computer knowledge. Students are able to unleash their creativity, learn how to convey information more dynamically, and enhance the learning process. There are six competition categories including Animation, Computer Fair Logo, Digital Movie, Graphic Design, Programming and Web Page Design.

    To learn more about the middle and high school computer fairs, visit www.middleschoolcomputerfair.org and www.pacomputerfair.org.