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Nov. 10, 2005

Birmingham-Southern College students selected as BACHE Scholars

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Four Birmingham-Southern College students are among a group of nine local college students who have been chosen by the BACHE Scholars program as 2005 BACHE scholars.

The Birmingham Area Consortium of Higher Education (BACHE) is a local consortium consisting of Birmingham-Southern, Miles College, Montevallo University, Samford University, and UAB. The program is directed by BSC Associate Professor of Computer Science Marietta Cameron.

The BACHE Scholars program, a collaborative effort of the computer science departments of all the BACHE institutions, is an inter-institutional undergraduate computer science research group. The program is sponsored by a $233,000 award from the National Science Foundation, and co-funded by Birmingham-Southern.

This program offers the scholars the analytic skills and discipline required for graduate study, along with a summer stipend. The selected students are junior computer science majors who commit their junior and senior years to this program.

The 2005 BACHE scholars, listed by their member institution, are as follows:

David Bishop, Jason Gruber, Byron Harrison, and Wes Hughes.

Tenesha Sanders, Andrea Senigar, and DeMarcus Thomas.

Laurel Matherly, and Daniel Mills.


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