ACU's computer science teams place with top schools


For Immediate Release
Nov. 17, 1999

One of the two computer science and math programming teams from Abilene Christian University placed with top schools in the Association for Computing Machinery South-Central Programming Contest at Rogers State University in Claremore, Okla., this weekend.

According to Dr. David Hughes, chair of the department of mathematics and computer science, 65 teams competed in two divisions. The ACU team placed fourth in Division 2 competition and 19th overall. Division 2 consisted of universities with no graduate program in computer science and only undergraduates were competing in the competition.

Team members included Michael Daugherity, senior computer science major from Bethany, Okla.; Matthew Lowe, junior computer science major from Corpus Christi; and Joel Schopp, junior computer science major from Locust Grove, Okla.

Dr. Michael Frazier, assistant professor of computer Science, was the sponsor and coach for the team.

The contest was sponsored by ACM and IBM.

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