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Romo wins First Place at BPA Nationals

Cristian Romo, 2009 Jourdanton High School senior and newest member of the STORM scholars program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has been awarded first place in C++ programming at the Business Professional of America 43rd Annual Leadership Conference romo1stplaceheld last weekend in Dallas, Texas. 

Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, information technology and other related career fields.

Cristian has been participating in Computer Programming competitions for a while and he had previously won at the Regional and State competitions, thus advancing to the Nationals. 

Previous Programming Awards:
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1st place in C++ Programming at the Texas Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference 2007
   – 2nd place in C++ Programming at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference 2007
   – 4th place in C++ Programming at the Texas Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference 2009

Cristian said: “Since I started working with computers when I was about ten, I was always fascinated by how they work. When I began programming my freshman year in high school, I was hooked. Ever since then, I’ve been programming in different languages and always trying to broaden my skills and abilities. I hope that TAMU-CC can help me further increase this knowledge which I constantly try to grow. I enjoy programming, and that’s why I want to get into the Computer Science program. I want to get a career doing what I enjoy.”

CONGRATULATIONS CRISTIAN! We are very proud to have you in our STORM scholars program!

Article adapted from: jourdantonisd.net

Stephanie Sanchez

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Cristian Romo

Cristian Romo
STORM Cohort: #1 (2009)

Kelly Plaia

Kelly Plaia
STORM Cohort: #1 (2009)

Cuauhtemoc Perez

Cuauhtemoc Perez
STORM Cohort: #1 (2009)

Alexander Perez

Alexander Perez
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