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The Girl Empowerment and Mentoring (GEM) for Computing Project

2011/12 Collaborative Writing Contest Winners & Winning Essays

High School Division

First Place:


Middle School Division

First Place:

  • Team Name: The Flying Saucepans
  • Members: Cassie Brayton, Myca Cumpston, Jessica Guo, Claire Hinrichs, Kristine Hoagstrom, Rachel Norton
  • Mentors: Sarah Fanning, Jenny May
  • Essay Title: Robotics

Second Place:

  • Team Name: Nerdherd
  • Members: Madison Aldendifer, Eva Hafemann, Olivia Hines, Cora Holt, Madison Klutts, Katie Rhodes
  • Mentors: Lynnea Bush, Claire Carlson
  • Essay Title: Inventory Management

Third Place:

  • Team Name: The Techies
  • Members: Alia Cecil, Eben Kohtz, Brooke Lampe, Elizabeth Park, Faith Steen, Jenna Thompson
  • Mentors: Lynnea Busch Claire Clarson
  • Essay Title: Law Enforcement Technologies

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