Presentation Night 2004

Undergraduate Sasivarman A/L Sellon from Multimedia University was announced as the Champion of the eGENTING Programming Competition 2004 during the presentation night, held at Genting Palace Restaurant, Genting Hotel on 22nd January 2005. Sasivarman, who learned about the competition from his university's website, took home a cash prize of RM5,000, a certificate and a job offer.

The second place went to graduate Law Wei Kee, also from Multimedia University. He won a cash prize of RM2,500, a certificate and a job offer while undergraduate Teh Eng Lee from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia took the third place, winning RM1,500 in cash, a certificate and a job offer as well.

The winners received their prizes and certificates from Mr. Derrik Khoo, Chief Operating Officer of the eGENTING Group and Mr. Lim Eng Ming, Senior Vice President of Resorts World Bhd. The presentation-cum-dinner function was graced by the presence of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC)'s Account Manager Ms. Maria Khor Shii Ling and academic and administrative representatives from major tertiary institutions.

The eGENTING Programming Competition 2004, was held at the Genting International Convention Centre, First World Hotel on 30th October 2004. The competition was organised for the third time by eGENTING and supported by MDC, with the objective to promote an interest in programming among students and to expose them to the practical skills in order to excel in the computer software development industry. A total of 92 participants took part in the 2004 competition with 13 contestants achieving the level of merit awards and above.

Earlier, before the presentation-cum-dinner, over one hundred people comprising contestants, students and lecturers, attended the Public Lecture on solving the programming problems, delivered by Mr. Jonathan Searcy, Senior Vice President of eGENTING R&D (Systems) at the Genting International Convention Centre.

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