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The 4th Computer App Programming (CAP) Competition was a great success

Organised by COMP and the Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE), and supported by IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Society Chapter, the fourth Computer App Programming Competition (CAP Day) was concluded successfully at PolyU on 25 November 2017. This year, more than a hundred students from 40 secondary schools participated and strived for the championship.

Dr David Chung, JP, Under Secretary of the Innovation and Technology Bureau (ITB), joined the award presentation ceremony as Guest of Honour and shared his inspirational study experience of computer science in university. He presented gold, silver and bronze caps, together with trophies and prizes to the winners of “Student Projects Competition” and “Problem-solving Competition”.

CAP Day is an annual competition for secondary school students. It aims at encouraging students to solve problems by using computational thinking and programming with App Inventor. The theme for this year’s CAP Day is “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education”.