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Jessica Patterson took her first computer science class in high school and has never looked back. After graduating from Baylor University with a BSEd in Computer Science, she resolved to teach others to enjoy computing and problem solving. She has been teaching Computer Science since 1995 and enjoys working with parents, industry partners, teachers, and students on the Westwood STEM Advisory Board. Ms. Patterson feels fortunate to make her living working with the smart, motivated students at Westwood High School.