The NDSU computer science department participated in the Digi-Key Corp.�s Collegiate Computing Contest, �DKC3,� on Oct. 17 in Thief River Falls, Minn. Two teams represented NDSU. The Dakodas won second place and Pi Rho placed fourth. The University of Minnesota, Morris, won first place. The Dakodas won a $150 gift certificate for each team member and $1,800 for the computer science department. Bemidji State University placed third and NDSU�s Pi Rho team came in fourth. A total of 24 teams participated. Dakodas members include Ryan Carlsrud, a junior from Tower City, N.D.; Nathan Ehresmann, a junior from Staples, Minn.; Robert J. Foertsch, a senior from Wyndmere, N.D.; and Jeong Woo Wee, a junior from South Korea. Pi Rho�s members include Christopher Grahn, a junior from Colby, Wis.; Abram Jackson, a junior from Valley City, N.D.; Dustin Kerber, a senior from Cooperstown, N.D.; and Joel Longanecker, a senior from Waseca, Minn. Richard Rummelt and Adam Helsene coached the teams.
Source: North Dakota State University