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Lakeridge HS student wins national computing award – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-07-24 21:31:34 –

Pauline Petersen received an award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology

Pauline Petersen on the left has received the National Computing Award from Cathy Zettl Schaffer, Regional Affiliate Manager at the National Center for Women and Information Technology. (Photo courtesy)

Portland, OregonPortland Tribune) –NS National Center for Women & Information Technology We commended local students at the National Aspirations in Computing Awards.

Pauline Petersen, a junior at Lake Ridge High School, was selected by NCWIT as the recipient of the National Award from more than 4,000 applicants. She is one of 400 people.

Petersen is also a regional winner in Oregon and southwestern Washington.

According to the news release, winners will be selected based on computing, leadership skills, academic performance, and interests and achievements in future university planning in this area.

Petersen teaches coding classes as a founding member of the Portland Girls Who Code Club, is part of ChickTech, and leads the Electrical Engineering subteam of FIRST Robotics Team 1425.

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She will study engineering at university and focus on the field of robotics.

Other Lake Oswego NCWIT award winners are regional winner Lucia Zhang and the region’s prestigious reference Devin Von Arx, both from Lake Oswego High School. Honorable Mentions were also awarded to Maggie Bao, Grace Chen and Oria Weng in Portland.

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