The Illinois Community is proud to host the 2014 Award for Aspirations in Computing on Saturday, April 5th at Triton College. Award recipients were selected for their aptitude and interest in IT and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.  Congratulations to this year's awardees: 
  • Kimya Buckner: The University Of Chicago Laboratory High School
  • Maria Bustamante: Hubbard High School (Illinois)
  • Saundra Castaneda: Devry Advantage Academy High School
  • Alexandra Cohen: The University Of Chicago Laboratory High School
  • Noah Field: Barrington High School 
  • Maricarmen Figueroa: Lincoln Park High School 
  • Angie Georgaras: Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Mary Giambrone: Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Jacqueline Hardin: Lane Technical High School
  • Eileen Holland: Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Deja Lindsey: Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Shana Lombardo: Lane Technical High School
  • Maura McDonagh: Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Kireem Nam: Naperville North High School
  • Stephanie Picado: Von Steuben Metro Science High School
  • Lauren Ribordy: Glenbrook South High School
  • Maddi Ross: The University Of Chicago Laboratory High School
  • Emma Sloan: Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
  • Bridget Soderna: Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Tasqin Zehra: Northside College Preparatory High School
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Illinois Blog Posts

  • Aspirations in Computing is excited to announce a new partnership with PiggyBackr to help young women fund their technology projects – from raising money for a robotics team, to building a mobile application, or launching a new venture! PiggyBackr is a fundraising website that teaches youth how to raise money for their teams, schools, and projects online. The PiggyBackr website makes it easy for teams or individuals to raise money from friends, family, and business, get motivated, and have fun.

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