Litong is a freshman at Valley Christian High School and is a writer for Ascende Learning’s website. He is familiar with Java, and is currently taking AP Computer Science A while also being a USACO contestant. Apart from CS, he enjoys learning about the newest technology. He also enjoys English, and writes poems in his spare time. His poems have been submitted to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Aside from English, his hobbies also include playing and watching basketball and solving Rubik’s Cubes. He has TAed in many different places, including at school and also in Quest Institute’s Quest Summer Intensive during July 2020. During his time with Ascende Learning, he has taken the Fundamental and Intermediate Java classes, the USACO Bronze and Silver classes, and most recently AP Computer Science Review and Test Prep. He scored a 5 on the 2021 AP Computer Science Exam.