Computer students land £1,000 prize

SIXTH form students have won a £1,000 prize for their school in a computer science competition. Students from The Meridian School, Royston, who study computing and ICT, attended the think computer science event hosted by Microsoft Research in Cambridge.

SIXTH form students have won a £1,000 prize

for their school in a computer science competition.

Students from The Meridian School, Royston, who

study computing and ICT, attended the "think computer


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science" event hosted by Microsoft Research in

Cambridge.

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Peter Davies and Michael Heasell represented Meridian

in a computing competition, and beat 20 schools

from the Eastern region, including The Perse and Hills

Road Sixth Form College to win the prize of £1000.

This will be put towards computing equipment for the

school.

A spokesman for Meridian said: "It was an exciting day

of talks, demos and interactive sessions, providing

insight into the world of a computer scientist."

Peter and Michael are pictured with Andrew Herbert,

managing director of Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

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