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 Associate. She worked for her school district as a Student Technician, putting together teacher workstations and fixing Chromebooks. She is also a member of the Business Professionals of America team and the National Honor Society. Tavona will major in Computer Information Systems at the University of Akron, continue to study for more certifications and become a Computer Network Administrator. She has also recently discovered the wonders of LinkedIn and is steadily building connections.