The recognition helps builds a talent pool for the growing technical workforce. It also helps academic and corporate organizations celebrate diversity in computing by honoring young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests.
Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.
Shankar was selected for her skills and leadership in audio engineering/music production. In fact, she plans to start an audio engineering camp this summer.
Anderson is active in the robotics club and First Tech Challenge and wants to major in computer science.
Wang founded the Computer Science Club at CSHS and wants to work in computational neurosciences.