Romanian student Cezar El-Nazli was among the 20 grand prize winners of Google Code-in 2012, a contest designed to introduce teenagers to the world of open source software development. At the competition, 334 students from 36 countries have participated, completing 1,925 tasks. The contest’s big prize is a visit to Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA along with a parent or legal guardian for a four night visit. During the trip the students will have the opportunity to participate in an awards ceremony, meet with Google engineers, have a full day of fun exploring San Francisco, and make new friends also interested in open source development.
Cezar El-Nazli is 17 years old and he is currently studying at the Iasi National College. The other winners come from Uruguay, India, Ireland, United States, Canada, China, Argentina, Poland, Bulgaria and Australia.