First Name

Gelsey

Last Name

J.

Bio

Gelsey Jaymes is a 15 year old junior attending Porter Gaud school in Charleston, South Carolina. She enjoys math, science and technology classes, taking two AP science classes this year and is enrolled in Porter Gaud’s computer science program. She has competed with the PG Math Club the past three years. She has written intricate programs in python, C-sharp, HTML, CSS and AppInventor. She likes the challenges of programming and using IT to enhance her learning and problem solving capabilities in all her classes. In 2014 Gelsey won second place overall at the Low Country Science Fair and was selected as one of thirty Broadcom MASTERS National Finalists competing and presenting their projects in Washington DC that fall. In 2015 Gelsey was a South Carolina MESAS science contest Grand Prize winner. Gelsey enjoys the water and swam competitively for 5 years and with her SCISA state champion high school team two years. Gelsey also plays the violin with the Porter Gaud Jazz band and is a member of the Spanish club as well.