- Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2018 03:08
Nearly 200 high school students took part in Thomas Jefferson High School’s ‘Hour of Code 2.0’ on December 6, 2018.
The event entitled “Do you want to CODE a Snowman?” was organized by science teacher Wendy Matta and a large committee of faculty and staff members to encourage more students to take computer programming classes. The event was held in support of the global Hour of Code movement (www.hourofcode.com) which encourages educators to organize an Hour of Code event during December 3-9, 2018.
Five different alumni presentations were provided for students which included Chris Ganas who works in cybersecurity for PaloAlto Networks, John Ha who provides website and application development for Computer Enterprises, Inc., Ritwik Gupta who works at CMU Software engineering institute in AI and Machine Learning, Barry Skirble who is the Director of Point of Care Software Development at Bayer Pharmaceuticals/Radiology, and Srikanth Mruthik who is the Head of Software Development for Bayer Contrast Injectors also of Bayer Pharmaceuticals/Radiology.