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Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest

Original post made on Sep 8, 2008

As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain View headquarters last week to receive their prizes. While some contestants traveled from as far as South Africa and Poland, the trip was not too demanding for Jonathan Wilde, a student at Mountain View High School.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 18, 2008, 12:00 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by r00m23
a resident of another community
on Sep 8, 2008 at 8:58 pm

as seen on Jay Leno


Posted by Bobby M
a resident of another community
on Sep 8, 2008 at 11:57 pm

Just saw this article on Jay Leno ... hilarious !! "Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest
First prize: a trip to Mountain View"


Posted by Don Frances
Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:17 am

Don Frances is a registered user.

Can someone tell us which night Jay Leno talked about this? I've seen him do that sketch before, where he holds up funny articles from around the country. What paper was it?


Posted by Dave
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:18 pm

It was last night (Monday 9/8)


Posted by Dave
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:19 pm

And it was the article in the Mountain View Voice :-)


Posted by Dave
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm

And the show is here:

Web Link


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