State NCWIT Awards Announced
The following Huntsville High School students have been recognized as a 2018 Northern Alabama Affiliate awardee of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. They were selected based on their outstanding leadership, exceptional academic history, and forward-thinking ability. They join a supportive group of over 10,000 young women who, like them have a passion for computing and technology.
- Yaritza Valentin (12): National Honerable Mention, North Alabama Winner
- Isabelle Brown (11): North Alabama Winner
- Tiffany Dinh (11): National Honerable Mention, Alabama Winner
- Isabella Wiehe (10): North Alabama Winner
- Elizabeth Rhonemus (9): North Alabama Runner Up
The National Center for Women & Information Technology is a national non-profit organization that works to increase the meaningful participation of girls and women in computing. NCWIT was founded in 2004.
The awardees will be presented their award at the Northern Alabama Affiliate Aspirations Award Ceremony to be held at the Bryant Conference Center (in Tuscaloosa) on April 7, 2018 which includes a formal dinner, awards ceremony, and special keynote speaker.
More information about the NCWIT Aspirations Northern Alabama chapter can be found at the chapter's web page.