Lauren, a freshman at Brookfield Central was first introduced to computer programming when her troop leader taught her troop Scratch. She has worked with many younger girls, teaching them about computer science. Her Girl Scout Silver Award, focused on introducing girls grades 1-3 to computer programming using the programs scratch and code.org. Lauren has also competed in First Lego League, where she and her team programmed a Lego Robot to complete different tasks. She hopes to take more classes that meet her interests and would like to explore the creative as well as scientific side of computer programming more in depth.