Congratulations to Clare G. and Isabel L. for receiving the National Center for Women and Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing, and to Caitlin O. and Victoria W. for receiving honorable mention. Additionally, the Academy was awarded the 2018 AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for attaining female student representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Only 4% of participating schools worldwide received this recognition.
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool for the growing technical workforce and helps academic and corporate organizations celebrate diversity in computing by honoring young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing; leadership ability; academic history; and plans for post-secondary education.