BJU Programming Team Places in CCSC Programming Competition

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 3, 2016) – Bob Jones University’s intercollegiate programming team finished in first and third place at the 32nd annual programming contest at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) Eastern Region conference Oct. 29 at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland.

The CCSC Eastern Regional Conference is designed to promote the exchange of information among college personnel and K-12 educators concerned with computer use and education in the academic environment. The conference provides an affordable regional forum for the exchange of ideas and information concerning computing and computing curricula.

Twenty-eight teams from 15 different colleges and universities competed in the contest.

The BJU team members include junior Nathan Collins of Greenville, South Carolina; sophomore Samuel Henry of McDonough, Georgia; senior Stephen Sidwell of Greenville, South Carolina; junior Mark Bixler of New Era, Michigan; junior Jacob Brazeal of Taylors, South Carolina; and senior Timothy Kephart of Burlington, North Carolina.

BJU has competed in the CCSC competition twice, first competing in 2011. Both times BJU finished in first place.