Missouri: Western Missouri & Kansas

The 2016 Aspirations in Computing Awards for the Western Missouri & Kansas affiliate was held at Garmin International on Feb. 5th.

Our agenda:
12:30-1:00pm Check in Awardees & Guests, Ice Breaker
1:00-1:15pm Welcome and Introduction
1:15-1:20pm Girls in Tech video
1:20-2:00pm Women in IT Panel : "Finding Your Path Forward in Technology"
2:10-2:40pm Tour of Garmin
2:45-3:30pm Award Ceremony for Runners-up , Winners and Educator of the Year
3:30pm Closing Remarks followed by Reception, Group Photo , Red Chair Photos

We were proud to honor the following winners and runners-up at the Feb. 5th award ceremony:
Winners
Ellie Bodker, Blue Valley North High School, Kansas City, MO
Maureen Botros, The Doctors' Schoolhouse, Wichita, KS
Danielle Cottrell, Topeka High School, Topeka, KS
Shannon Coupland, Belton High School, Belton, MO
Stephanie Fu, Manhattan High School West/East Campus, Manhattan, KS
Tayler Johnson, Rock Creek Jr/Sr High School, St. George, KS
Abby Klein, Staley High School, Kansas City, MO
Megan Krueger, Smithville High School, Smithville, MO
Olivia Mark, Shawnee Mission South High School, Overland Park, KS
Paulina Olivas, Olathe East Senior High School, Olathe, KS
Sophia Prochnow, St. Teresa’s Academy, Kansas City, MO
Mirand Putri, Staley High School, Kansas City, MO
Sydney Scholes, Liberty High School, Liberty, Missouri
Erin Smith, Shawnee Mission West High School, Lenexa, KS
Laney Zabroske, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Overland Park, KS

Runners-Up
Paige Baldwin, Liberty High School, Liberty, MO
Cesia Bates, North Kansas City High School, North Kansas City, MO
Courtney Cole, Olathe East Sr. High School, Olathe, KS
Vale Gibson, William Chrisman High School, Independence, MO
Emma Jensen, St. Teresa’s Academy, Prairie Village, KS
Alyssa Kramer, Pleasant Hill High School, Pleasant Hill, MO
Kori Medsker, King City High School, King City, MO
Joanne Pedersen, Lee’s Summit North High School, Lee’s Summit, MO
Lacey Petitt, Benton High School, St. Joseph, MO
Susan Rockhold, Lawrence High School, Lawrence, KS
Erica Schmitz, Liberty High School, Liberty, MO
Grace Schott, Liberty High School, Liberty, MO
Kailie Strom, Blue Springs High School, Blue Springs, MO
Bailey Thompson, Olathe East Sr High School, Olathe, KS
Jennifer Whitehead, Staley High School, Kansas City, MO

Please contact Bridget Quinn (Bridget.Quinn@ncwit.org) or Judy Mullins (mullinsj@umkc.edu) with any questions about the Western Missouri & Kansas community.