The Connecticut Affiliate was proud to host a reception to present the Aspirations in Computing awards on April 9, 2019 at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford. This reception was sponsored by the Central Connecticut Chapter of the Society for Information Management, Aetna and the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Thirty-seven high school women were recognized as Aspirations award winners at the event (1 National Winner; 11 National Honorable Mention recipients; 25 Affiliate Winners). Three teachers (photo above) were recognized as well (1 Affiliate Winner; 2 Affiliate Honorable Mention recipients). Connecticut also had 23 Affiliate Honorable Mention recipients, 7 Affiliate Rising Star honorees and 22 Certificate of Distinction recipients. High School 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.