AiC Members In the News (May 2021)
“[I]t’s the ups and downs that make (coding) so much fun… and it gives me a place to solve problems and use creative ideas to come up with a solution.” // AiC Community Member Arianna Martinelli shares what inspired her to explore technology, as well as some memorable experiences along the way, in this profile.
“You have to hold yourself accountable, and only those who hold themselves accountable will succeed.” // In this article, AiC Community Member Pamela Galindo reflects on lessons learned from navigating the unusual circumstances of attending high school during a pandemic, and how some of those skills helped her become valedictorian of her graduating class.
As part of her Girl Scouts Gold Award project, AiC Community Member Maleah Brady designed a coding workshop with support from AspireIT. Students in the class made microbit name tags, light-up bookmarks,3D models of haunted houses, and more. Get the story in this article.
“Hands-on training...is really crucial for me because I learn best when I’m doing things, instead of just reading them out of a textbook.” // AiC Community Member Sarah Schackel shares about her tech journey and how she’s preparing for a career in cybersecurity in this video profile.
We were excited to spot these AiC Community Members receiving recognition in their local news outlets this month: Rhea Rasquinha; Pam McClendon; Amber McGee; Elizabeth Moon; Danielle J. Fonsing; Camryn Ihrke; Tracy Nguyen; Sirihaasa Nallamothu; Pam McClendon; Grace Hur; May He, Madalyn Nguyen, Rosamaria Flores, and Isabel Vargas; Ayushe Nagpal, Mina Ryumae, and Jillian Maher; Nitya Ayyagari, Hiya Shah, Suhani Singhal, and Deanna Wood; and 44 students from across Mississippi.