Clark Elementary finished their first season in Youth Coding League
in a tie for first place. The Clark team earned 55 points and finished the shortened season in a tie with St. Henry School in Charleston, Missouri. Morgan Elementary and McNabb Elementary schools finished 14th and 15th respectively, out of 27 teams from Missouri and Kentucky that were involved in the competition.
Clark fifth grader Emma Paris placed ninth individually out of 400 players. Clark team members included Macz Mounday, Paxton Beck, Emma Paris, Caroline Adkins, Drew Liliker, Aubrey Riherd, Kasey Spears, Brady Sanderson, Rex Gay, Aniyah Newell, Andrew Travis, Emmett Morehead, Luke Poimboeuf, The Clark YCL team is coached by Debbie Stewart.
Morgan Youth Coding League team members include, Koda Dwyer, Kenzira Weatherspoon, Evan Pyles, Kadence Woods, Cori Gordan, Eddie Griffin, Leilani Maze, Gabriel Thweatt. Coaches are Jennifer Wiersma and Drake Dunnaway .
McNabb Youth Coding League team members include John Hughes, Dan Overstreet, LaKaysha Hunt-Hall, Isabela DeLaRosa, Ah'Merion Green, Nevaeh Browne, Alijah Bush, Ayden Mai, Clayton Eidson, and Alex White. Shanea Moran is the coach.
The Youth Coding League is an after-school program for middle school students (5th and 6th grades) and junior high school students (7th and 8th grades), supported by the Marquette Technology Institute, using Google's CS First curriculum and the Scratch programming language.