On Saturday March 24, 2018, the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Division at Haigazian University organized its Third Annual Computer Programming Cup for High School Students, with the participation of 38 secondary students from 16 different Lebanese schools across Lebanon.
This special program, meticulously designed and supervised by the Chair of the Division, Dr. Hatem Halawi, Faculty Member Mr. Ali Moukallid, and Senior Network Analyst of the University and instructor in the division, Mr. Shant Estepan, promotes innovation and creativity among students, and aims at introducing them to Haigazian University in general, and to Computer Science major in particular.
Over a period of three weeks, students were provided with the opportunity to discover their ability in producing computer software, through the intensive preparatory training sessions in computer programming.
Certificates of participation were presented to all participants at the closing ceremony, and the first five winners were granted Haigazian University scholarships and smartphones.
Results came as follows:
First prize: Hasan Nehme from Hassan Kassir High School
Second Prize: Ali El Rida Wehbe from Al Mahdi Shahed High School
Third Prize: Mansour Abou Chaar from Jesus and Mary School
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