2013 VA/DC Award for Aspirations in Computing

Publish Date: 04/17/2013

Pictured (left to right): Left to right, back row: Allison Collier, 2013 National Award Winner and 2012 Virginia/D.C. Regional Winner, Joche Koomson, 2013 VA/DC runner-up, and winners Michelle Wang, Selena Feng, Vanessa Gentry, Breanne Long, Pooja Chandrashekar; middle row: Wei Low, Hannah Throckmorton, Jordan Newton; seated: Shelby Evans, Rachel Blacker, Zoya Mahajan, and Jaclyn Lasky.

The Virginia/DC Affiliate of the National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) held its second annual Award for Aspirations in Computing ceremony March 23 at the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, Va., honoring a high school teacher and 14 high schools students for their efforts to, respectively, teach and learn computer science.  The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing recognizes female high school students for their achievements and interest in computing technology.  The award is given at the national and regional levels. 

Read more about this event on the VT News website.  To see pictures of the VA/DC event, other regional events, and the national award event, please check out the NCWIT page on Flickr.