Spring 2017 MIHS Programming Contest

Apr 01, 2017 at Mercer Island High School




Our first biannual programming contest

There was a great turnout of 103 students, or 41 teams. The contest was held in the Mercer Island High School Commons on April 1st from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Congratulations to the winners of the advanced division, the Dystopic Dynausaurs from Nikola Tesla STEM High School. Below are the winners in each division:


Advanced division

  1. Dystopic Dynausaurs from Nikola Tesla STEM High School (740 points)

    • Tudor Fanaru, Yury Sudzilouski, and Frederick Qin
  2. US Math from Catlin Gabel School (695 points)

    • Mathus Leungpathomaram
  3. The Three Lambdas from Garfield High School (695 points)

    • Tommy Morriss, Ulysses Foote-McNabb, and Nate Reid

Intermediate division

  1. ASCII Artists from Garfield High School (495 points)

    • Lukas Strobel, Michael Khuu, and Luis Martinez
  2. CC Barcelona from Skyline High School (450 points)

    • Nishesh Chakrapani, Kevin Kim, and Daniel Wan
  3. Vlad from Willows Preparatory School (400 points)

    • Vlad Ovechkin, William Baxter, and Lukas Tomita

Contest files

Advanced scoreboard
Intermediate scoreboard
Problem packet
Judges answer packet
Input text files


Pictures on Google Drive


Thank you to the Living Computer Museum and Earl Bergquist for helping supply many of the amazing prizes for this contest.

  • Syma X5C Quadcopter
  • Amazon Fire Tablets
  • Pebble Time Smartwatch
  • Amazon Echo Dot
  • and much, much more...


Volunteers / Organizers

We’d like to thank the following people for being influential in the organization of this contest.

Main organizers

  • Alan Bi
  • Chris Elliott

Other organizers

  • Henterson Carlisle
  • Earl Bergquist


  • Erin Bond
  • Grant Bower
  • Henterson Carlisle
  • Yeni Capote Diaz
  • Bran Hagger
  • Jeannie Hunnicutt
  • Alyssa Hursh
  • Ren Jaecks
  • Lawrence Tanimoto

Additional help

  • Grant Bower
  • Michael Greenbaum