Our “GoEnnounce Yourself” Scholarship, sponsored by Upromise, awards one student $500 each month! This award goes to a student who’s doing a great job showcasing who he/she is, by sharing school related e-nnouncement updates with Followers on their GoEnnounce Student Page. We are happy to e-nnounce our June winner…Sharon Lin!
A sophomore at Stuyvesant High School, Sharon is a diligent student interested in exploring the endless possibilities in the computer science and mathematics fields. She plans to earn an engineering degree and pursue her passion for science and technology by completing research projects and becoming a leading innovator in these fields. Sharon has already demonstrated her strong capabilities in the research field by being recognized as a Davidson Young Scholar and an MIT THINK scholar. Sharon is heavily active in a variety of extracurricular activities at her school, ranging from the varsity golf team to the symphonic band. She is the New York District Executive Board Editor in Key Club and has recently been selected to present at the Key Club International Convention, wow! If that doesn’t sound like enough, Sharon also participates in a variety of clubs such as Girls Who Code, White Hat Academy Hacking Club, Quiz Bowl, and the National Science Bowl.
During the month of June, Sharon has e-nnounced several of her new accomplishments and some are just too awesome to not mention! She started out the month by being selected for the Qualcomm Invent-Off, a program which allows Sharon to be aired on television in a competition to build the best healthcare products with several professional engineers. Her passion for research is further shown with her devotion to the Urban Barcode Project in the field of algae ecology, which she has been working on for a year. This hard work definitely paid off, as she e-nnounced that her team Along with working on her research projects, Sharon has been planning her school’s Local Hackaton Day Event. With her diligence and passion for technology and science, she was able to win a scholarship to attend an international coding conference.
Sharon finished the school year strong by performing at the end of the year symphonic concert for her school’s graduation and sharing her computer science year end project. Thanks to all her hard work throughout the year, she was accepted into the Columbia University science honors program for the 2015-2016 school year.
Keep on e-nnouncing, Sharon, we’re excited to see your hard work paying off! Learn more about Sharon and keep up with her amazing achievements here.
Want a chance to “GoEnnounce Yourself” and win a scholarship too? Learn more and enter here!
To all of our previous applicants – don’t worry if you didn’t win this month you still have a chance to be selected next month! Just keep e-nnouncing and inviting all of your relatives and friends to follow your education. We choose one student on the 10th of every month.
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