Saint Nicholas Computer Wizards go Bananas Over Coding Contest

Saint Nicholas Catholic School, Jersey City, wins first place in the “Code Monkey-Code Rush” coding contest that was held nationally. “Code Rush” is a nationwide coding contest held by CodeMonkey Studios, Inc. Over the month of April, hundreds of teams and over 35 U.S. states participated in the competition.
The students had to solve a total of 140 programming challenges using CoffeeScript programming language in the shortest possible time.
Nine students of Saint Nicholas School, Jersey City, formed a team and participated in the elementary division. The team, from grades 3 through 5 met over the weekends and over Easter vacation to compete with extraordinary spirit and perseverance. The Saint Nicholas team won first place in the competition, competing against hundreds of teams from thirty-five states. The team members are:
Grade 3:
Shareda Suresh
Grade 4:
Diya Lakshmanan
Grade 5:
Aditya Jain
Grace Bautista
Harita Suresh
Isabella Guerrido
Julia Guerrido
Julian Galindo
Radhika Patel

The contest helps students build the fundamentals of computer science including multi-step problem solving and analytical thinking. Congratulations to our first place team of Saint Nick coders!