Tech Wars 2015
Tech Wars was held October 22, 2014 at Valley City State University. It was a competition between 40 general education students enrolled in Introduction to Computer Information Systems at VCSU. Topics included Raspberry Pi, GPS Treasure Hunt, and software programming with MIT's Scratch environment. Teams were rewarded points based on software requirements criteria and speed. Winners received tablet computers, Best Buy gift card, or an iPod Shuffle for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.
1st place team: Joseph Benidt, Emmarie Komrosky, Lillian Smith, and Stephanie McCann
2nd place team: Tucker Meidinger, Tara Van Hagen, and Austin Rinas
3rd place team: Breion Barron, Mason Quick, Chandler Anderson and Nicole Duske
Industry sponsor DSIA provided the prizes. CSSE faculty and staff organized and sponsored the event in cooperation with Great Plains STEM Education Center and the Minecraft Club.