MARQUETTE – Three Northern Michigan University students placed second at the 17th annual NMU Invitational Programming Contest held March 18.
Ryan Fornwald, a sophomore from Whitefish Bay, Wis., along with senior William Kim of Marquette, Mich. and sophomore Scott Raiford of Union Pier, Mich. competed under the team name “network gurus.”
A total of 52 students on 19 teams from Algoma University College, Lake Superior State University, Michigan Technological University, NMU, and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay competed to solve six programming problems during a five-hour period. NMU was ranked second overall. MTU won the competition.
The contest was organized by NMU’s student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery.