18 October 2016
Half the medal winners in the Computer Applications Olympiad this year were girls. This is one Science Olympiad where girls are making their presence felt.
At the Computer Applications Olympiads Dinner held in Cape Town last week, Ziyaad Seedat, a grade 12 learner at the Ligbron Academy of Technology in Ermelo, Mpumalanga, was awarded the first place CoZa Cares Trophy and a gold medal.
The Computer Applications Olympiad had double the anticipated number of schools participating this year.
Half of the medal winners at the South African Computer Applications Olympiad were girls – beating more than 6 000 participants countrywide.
Imagine the surprise when you are expecting 500 participants and more than 6 000 register.