Sarah is a senior who lives southeast of Kansas City. Her desire to work in technology has evolved over the last few years. Her interests began in video gaming, video editing, and graphic design. During her high school experience, she participated a Project Lead The Way class in programming which exposed her to concepts like block programming, cyber security, and Python. This coursework led Sarah to further exploration and she enrolled in Summit Technology Academy's Software Development program. She is currently learning C++, competing in Battle Bots and Skills USA. Sarah is currently working on a capstone project that uses programming and assembles hardware to trigger an emergency beacon for isolated areas. Sarah's plans to go to college and pursue a degree in software development. Her capstone project reflects her motivation to utilize technology as a means to promote safety, security, and improve the lives of others.