Four Oak Ridge High School students won state honors, and one student was a national winnerâ€”the first from East Tennesseeâ€”in computing awards given to young women in 2015.
The Award for Aspirations in Computing by the National Center for Women and Technology honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests, a press release said. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.
The four ORHS students were amongÂ 11 state winners from Tennessee. The Oak Ridge students areÂ Olivia Bookout, Patricia Edou, Serena French, and Indigo Jackson. [Read more…]