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1998 ACM Mid-Atlantic Regional Programming Contest

November 14, 1998

ACM PlaqueThe 1998 ACMMid-Atlantic Regional Programming Contest took place on Saturday,November 14th. The five hour long contest consisted of eightquestions and 139 competing teams, two of which were from UVa. Richard Eppink, Jeff King, and Patrick Reynolds madeup one of the University of Virginia teams, which placed second in theregion by finishing seven of the eight problems. They have nowadvanced to the world-wide contest, The ACM 23rd InternationalCollegiate Programming Contest, to be held in Eindhoven, TheNetherlands from April 8-12, 1999. The other University of Virginiateam made up of ScottGorman, T. J. Highley, and Chris Rude completedfive of the eight problems and finished sixth. By this demonstrationof their outstanding abilties, the members of these two teams serve torepresent, both regionally and now world-wide, the quality of the UVaComputer Science student. A complete list of finalstandings for the regional contest is available. For moreinformation on the Association of Computing Machinery at UVa, pleasevisit the ACM web site.

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