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Weare students win coding awards

  • N.H. Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut talks to the Weare team(from left) Rebecca Carson, Nathaniel Peters, Ian Lavertu and Brooke Blackburn. Courtesy of Nicole Richardson

  • The finalists include Ian Lavertu, Brooke Blackburn, Rebecca Carson and Nathaniel Peters. Picasa—Courtesy of Nicole Richardson

  • Eighth-graders Ian Lavertu and Brooke Blackburn compete in the first coding competition. Courtesy of Nicole Richardson

  • Eighth-graders Nathaniel Peters and Rebecca Carson participated in the competition. Picasa—Courtesy of Nicole Richardson

  • Eighth-graders Nathaniel Peters and Rebecca Carson participated in the competition. Picasa—Courtesy of Nicole Richardson


Friday, December 22, 2017

Weare Middle School took several awards at New Hampshire’s first virtual coding competition on Dec. 19 at Pinkerton Academy. For participation in coding events leading up to the final competition, Weare Middle School took two second place awards the Diversity Award for highest percentage of girls participating based on school population and the Faculty Award for the number of faculty and staff who participated.

Additionally, the seventh-grade Weare Middle School team of Nathaniel Peters and Rebecca Carson took second place Best Performance Award for middle schools.

Weare Middle School sent four finalists to the state’s first virtual coding competition: Eighth graders Ian Lavertu and Brooke Blackburn (Jayna Henry, alternate) and seventh graders Nathaniel Peters and Rebecca Carson.