Lauren, a senior at D.C.Everest Senior High, enjoys working out, listening to music, and painting in her free time. She has always enjoyed problem solving, being creative, and science and math courses. She discovered her passion for computer science when she was forced to take Web Design her sophomore year to help fill classes. Here she learned the basics of design and programming, and wanted to learn more. Senior year she decided to expand her knowledge in computer science by taking Game Design and AP CSP. Lauren wishes to follow her passion at UW La Crosse to major in computer science and software engineering.