2000 AWC/PS Scholarship In Memory of Donnafaye
Sponsored in part by Weyerhaeuser and AirTouch Cellular
The $1000 year 2000 scholarship was awarded to Jan Edwards who is taking academic computer science courses at North Seattle Community College. Jan's previous career was in laboratory science in medical, biotech and veterinary fields. Due to the many changes with the onset of managed care in the medical arena Jan decided to pursue a new career. Jan also desired a career with greater intellectual challege and also opportunities for creative satisfaction. Jan plans to transfer to the University of Washington graduate school in Biomedical Information/Bioinformatics for the 2001/2002 academic session. At NSCC she has earned a programming certificate and maintained a 3.8 GPA throughout her studies. She is this year's AWC secretary and the Phi Theta Kappa (honor society at NSCC) Communications Officer. All of us at AWC congratulate Jan on her accomplishments and wish her good luck and much success in her new career. In addition to the scholarship money awarded Jan, she will also receive one year's membership in AWC/PS and one dinner meeting free of charge. Congratulations Jan!
For information on the 2001 AWC/PS Scholarship, click here. To apply,
Donnafaye Carroll was a cofounder of the Puget Sound Chapter of the
Association for Women in Computing. This award is offered in memory of her
work to help women further their education in computing. The Association
for Women in Computing/Puget Sound Chapter has three primary objectives:
- Promote awareness of issues affecting women in the computing
- Further the professional development and advancement of women in
- Encourage women to enter computing as a career.