In July 2019, the Oracle office in São Paulo, Brazil, welcomed a small crowd of about 50 high school students and 10 teachers at an awards ceremony for the winners of the 5th Programming Marathon at the Paula Souza Center.
ETEC Guaianazes, led by Professor Prof. Érico de Souza Veriscimo, was the winner of the competition, with three winning teams: Deus_Seja_Louvado (1st Place), NoisYTech (2nd) and Neverland (3rd).
Oracle Academy provided awards and the support for the marathon for the second year, and Oracle provided the cloud access to host student projects in real time. The programming marathon drew the participation of 33 schools, bringing together a total of 806 students divided into 285 teams. The projects were supervised by 53 teachers and were evaluated by 6 judges.
On the Award day, the top 15 school winners were welcomed to the Oracle office and had the opportunity to hear from Oracle employees:
After the awards ceremony, the students were able to talk informally with company executives.
Award winners were:
1st place: Deus_Seja_Louvado team
2nd place: NoisYTech team
3rd place: Neverland team