Ashley is a 10th grader and currently attends Central Kitsap High School in Silverdale, Wa. This year, she has signed up for computer assisted drafting (CAD) and computer maintenance and repair. She hopes to get her CompTIA A+ certification by the end of the year. Last year, she took 3D modeling and animation as well as computer programming. She is also participating in SkillsUSA and is vice president of her school's club. She has also been studying different programming languages this past summer through webinars, workshops, and other online programs, including an Intro to LaTeX course. For a project in 8th grade, she even taught her classmates how to program using SQL. Next year, Ashley hopes to take computer science as well as a few other computer classes. When she graduates, Ashley hopes to go to MIT and major in computer science or software engineering with a minor in programming or animation.