The Whitewater High School Computer Programming Team competes annually at competitions sponsored by MSOE and Marquette University. In addition, students compete in online contests such as Bebra's Computational Thinking Challenge.
Marquette 2017 - Third Place
The Whippets had a very successful day at the Marquette University Programming Contest on Wednesday, April 19. Approximately 250 students from around southeast Wisconsin competed in either Scratch or Java. Michael Hilliger's work was selected as "most creative" in the Scratch ..More Information
MSOE 2016 - Third Place
On Friday, November 18, 2016, twelve Whitewater High School computer science students competed at the Milwaukee School of Engineering in their annual java programming contest. Our three teams of four joined 51 teams from 16 schools from southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois including ..More Information
Twenty-four computer programmers competed at Marquette University on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Advanced students competed in teams of four using Java, and younger students competed in teams of two using Scratch. The competition hosted approximately 50 java teams and 36 Scratch teams from schools through southern Wisconsin.
MSOE 2015 - Third Place
Thirteen schools brought a total of 49 teams of four students each to the annual Milwaukee School of Engineering Opportunity Conference Computer Programming Competition on Friday, November 20, 2015. Teams were given approximately three hours to solve nine problems of varying difficulty using Java. ..More Information
Bebra's Challenge 2015
On Monday, November 16, 2015, students in computer science courses competed in the international Bebra’s Computational Thinking Challenge. Each student had 45 minutes to answer 15 questions of three levels of difficulty that focused on computational and logical thinking. Points were awarded ..More Information
Marquette 2015 - Second Place
The Whitewater High School Computer Programming Team of Wentao Guo, Chamath Gunawardena, Leif Sahyun, and Mitch Dalzin competed at Marquette University on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The team placed second out of 28 teams in the Java division. The programming competition had corporate sponsorship, and each member of the team claimed their prize of a Razer Blackwidow Mechanical Gaming Keyboard.
MSOE 2014 - Second Place
Sixteen current and former AP Computer Science students competed at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Opportunity Conference on Friday, November 21, 2014. The competition was their largest ever with 37 teams competing from 11 high schools in southeast Wisconsin and Illinois. Students worked for ..More Information
MSOE 2013 - Third Place
The computer programming team of Connor Rupke, Wentao Guo, Gabe Heller, and Chamath Gunawardena competed at the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Friday, November 22, 2013. The team finished 3rd out of 27 teams, working for 2.5 hours to solve a series of 9 problems of varying degrees of difficulty.
MSOE 2012 - Fifth Place
Twenty-four teams from nine schools competed at the annual Milwaukee School of Engineering Opportunity Conference computer programming competition Friday, November 16, 2012. Whitewater had three teams in the mix. Teams were given 2.5 hours to solve nine programming problems varying in difficulty from a value of 10 points to a value of 40 points. Whitewater's top team finished fifth. The competition was won by Homestead High School in Mequon.