Twenty local high school students put their computer coding skills to the test in the first ByteFest coding competition in eastern Washington.
Students were put into teams and given a packet of scenarios to code.
The Mid Columbia STEM Education Collaboratory hosting the event to give students a hands on experience with science, technology, engineering and math.
One student participant said for him the appeal of coding is that you can't assume anything so you are starting from a blank slate and have to think of every scenario from there.
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