A Tribute to

Dr. J. Presper Eckert

Co-Inventor of ENIAC

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After graduating from Penn Charter Pres wanted to attend MIT and was most assuredly qualified having gotten the second highest score in the country in his college board math test. However his mother preferred that he stay home and his father wanted him to follow in his foot steps and study business. So he went to the University of Pennsylvania. After a day of boring classes at the Wharton School Pres quit and signed up for the the Moore School of Engineering.

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