The first of two sentencing hearings for the students who hacked Purdue's system to change their grades ended Monday afternoon.
On Dec. 30 Sujay Sharma, 25, pled guilty to a class D felony of Conspiracy to Commit Computer Tampering. At his hearing on Monday he was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation and 200 hours of community service for his role in the hacking scandal as a lookout for his co-defendants.
Sharma had one class left after six years of studying nuclear engineering, but was expelled after a review from the Office of the Dean of Students.
Sharma's co-defendant Roy Sun, who pled guilty to three class D felonies: one count of Conspiracy to Commit Computer Tampering and two counts of Computer Tampering.
Sun is scheduled for his sentencing this Thursday.