IN THE NEWS April 20, 2021: NCWIT 1622 Team Spyder Women in Engineering National & Local Award Winners!
IN THE NEWS Decemeber 1, 2020: SWE WE Local Awards Decisions for the WE Local 2021
NCWIT National & Local Award Winners (Student Awards out of 4200 applicants):
1. National Certificate of Distinction Award: May He
2. San Diego Regional Affiliate Award Winner: Madalyn Nguyen
3. San Diego Regional Affiliate Rising Star Award: Rosamaria Flores
4. San Diego Regional Affiliate Rising Star Award: Isabel Vargas
3. Educator Honorable Mention Award: Mentor, Dr. Tracy Nguyen
- Poway High Team Spyder SWE Chapter
IN THE NEWS November 3, 2020: SWE and NCWIT 1622 Team Spyder Women in Engineering National Award Winners!
- Link: Press Release
SWE & NCWIT National Award Winners:
1. SWENext Global Innovator Award: Sara Wilson (One of 6 Students Nationally)
2. SWENext Community Award: Madalyn Nguyen & Abigail Nguyen
3. NCWIT Award for AiC Recipient: Madalyn Nguyen
4. SWENext Clubs Best Practices: Poway High School SWENext Club (Out of 250 SWENext Clubs Nationally)
We are Offical Partners with the Girl Scouts, and started a Chapter of SWE. Check out what we have been doing: https://www.instagram.com/phs_swenextclub/
Team Spyder created their first Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Chapter in 2018, and in 2019 won the San Diego County Engineer Council’s President Citation Award for their outstanding efforts in inspiring girls to go into STEM fields. Thier efforts include a guest lecture series of professionals and also tours to STEM business, such as Virgin Orbit. We are also offical Partners with the Girl Scouts San Diego. We recently traveled to St. Louis Design Lab to compete in the community engagement challenge for $1,000 grant to implement our project. We’re happy to announce that we are the recipient of the grant and will sponsor a GiRL in STEM Inspiration Day on May 18, 2019 at Poway High School for San Diego county girls in 5-8th grades.
IN THE NEWS September 3, 2020: Youth Advocate’s Avenue: Planning a Successful Virtual Outreach Event
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