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ShepRobo Fest to take place April 14

ISSUED: 4 April 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Engineering is hosting ShepRobo Fest 2018 on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Butcher Center. Registration is required for both participants and attendees, but the event is free of charge. Walk-in registration is welcome.

ShepRobo Fest, which is supported by BES Technology, Inc., KRM Associates, Inc., and DMI Mobile Enterprise Solutions, will feature competition in Fire-Fighting, Mech Warfare, Sumo Robot Match, and FIRST Lego League. Students from schools, colleges, and universities that are interested in engineering and robotics projects are invited to compete.

For more information, contact Reza Mirdamadi, chair, Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Engineering at 304-876-5368 or, or Yitian Yao, Robotics Club president, at, or visit

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