Florida Tech Success at Programming Contest Continues
MELBOURNE, FLA. — A Florida Tech team took third place in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 2006 Southeast Regional Programming Contest, held in
Statesboro, Ga. on Oct. 28, 2006. Three Florida teams competed.
Continuing in the tradition of Florida Tech placing in the top 10 for the 12th straight year were students Michael Kazi, Harry Bullen and Tim Coulter. They
made up the team that placed third.
Not far behind were the other Florida Tech teams. The team comprised of Erdal Tuleu, Eugenio Panero and David Fowler placed 14th ; that of James Stimers,
Chris Tanner and Theocharis Theocharous placed 15th.
The Florida Tech teams competed against about 70 other teams from schools such as Georgia Tech, University of Florida and University Of Georgia. The top
two teams will represent the region at the World Finals in Tokyo.
Ryan Stansifer, Florida Tech associate professor of computer science, is faculty advisor to the students who annually compete in the ACM contest . He
expressed thanks to assistant coach, Nattawut Sridranop for “helping with training and herding the teams.”