North Hills Freshman Places First at Regional Computer Fair

Isaiah Sowers earned top honors in the Logo Design category and qualified to compete at the state-wide competition May 22 at Dickinson College in Carlisle.

A  ninth-grader placed first at the regional competition of the Pennsylvania High School Computer Fair 2012.  

Isaiah Sowers earned top honors in the Logo Design category and qualified to compete at the state-wide competition May 22 at Dickinson College in Carlisle

Four North Hills students were awarded second-place honors for their individual and group projects:

Ludwig Bahneman, grade nine, Logo Design

* Shannon Kelly, grade nine, and Steven LaBar, grade 11, Graphic Design

* Nick Ross, grade 10, Web Design 

Five students earned third place recognition:

  • Andrew Duerig, grade 10, and Gabe Stanton, grade 10, Programming
  • Connor Montgomery, grade 10, and Curtis Sobien, grade 10, Graphic Design
  • Dylan Sporrer, grade nine, Logo Design

Additional students who competed:

  • Mitch Bonenberger, grade nine, and Louis Castriota, grade nine, Graphic Design
  • Damian Hodges, grade nine, and Seth Tessemer, grade nine, Graphic Design
  • John Kuzma, grade nine, Logo Design

The regional computer fair was March 28 at the Carnegie Science Center. Reuben Clark, North Hills Junior High technology education teacher, sponsored the students. Student projects are available online: http://teachers.nhsd.net/teched/computerfair12.html.

The Pennsylvania High School Computer Fair is an annual event that highlights Pennsylvania high school students' application skills and computer knowledge. For more information visit: www.pacomputerfair.org.

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