Six PHA Students Receive NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards

The awardees are:

  • MA Affiliate Winner: Rachel O., Helena D., Sybille D., Chineze E., & Sophia D.
  • MA Affiliate Honorable Mention: Valerie L. M.

These students were selected from more than 3,400 applicants from all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. overseas military bases, and Canada. 

The NCWIT AiC Award honors 9th-12th grade women, genderqueer, or non-binary students for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions.

Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education.