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CSTA Launches CSEDWeek With New Student-Created Posters

CSTA is pleased to announce the winners of the Faces of Computing poster contest as part of the Computer Science Education Week celebration. The winning posters were selected based on the creative design of images that reflect the diversity of student interests and experiences around computing.

In the Elementary School Competition, the winners are 4th graders Khal Bashawaty, Tyler DiMartino, Danie Meder, and Sanjana Vakacharla and from Fraser Woods Montessori School in Newtown, CT. Their teacher is Ms. Patrice Gans.

In the Middle School Competition, the winners are 8th graders Shaakira Bannister, Kayla Davis, Ayana McClanahan, and Freedom Watson from Kelly Miller Middle School in Washington, D.C. Their teacher is Mr. Carlos Baez.

In the High School Competition, the winner is Jerome Williams from Lincoln Park High School in Chicago, Illinois. His teacher is Ms. Deb Wilson.

All the judges noted the difficulty in making this decision amongst a range of excellent entries. Over a hundred posters were entered into this competition from 23 different schools. Fifteen states/districts were represented amongst the entries, including: CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MI, NY, OR, PA, VA, WA.

CSTA commends the winners and all the excellent entrants of the inaugural student poster contest. Winning posters can be downloaded at: http://csta.acm.org/Resources/sub/BrochuresPostersVideos.html.

Joanna Goode
CSTA Equity Chair
goodej@uoregon.edu

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