Tavona was a 2019 National Honorable Mention. NCWIT has encouraged her to make greater strides in her technological career. After last year's award ceremony, Tavona went on to become a Cisco Certified Network Technician and got her first job as a Technician Intern. She is currently enrolled in the Cisco Academy at her HIgh School and is preparing for her second certification while learning Python. She is also a member of Business Professionals of America and National Honor Society. Tavona has plans to major in Computer Science at college, continue to study for more certifications and become a Computer Network Administrator.