Gwynne Sahyun has been selected as a 2019 NCWIT-WI Affiliate Winner of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.
Gwynne is a hardworking, intelligent, and friendly Whitewater High School junior who helped form the FIRST Robotics team Ferradermis and served as a strategy co-captain for the team for two years. This year she is the electrical co-captain. She helps mentor Lego League at a local school and is doing outreach to other schools. She plans to study engineering and computer science. Gwynne is part of the Wild Rumpus Circus and enjoys making chainmail and painting. She has traveled to 4 countries and competed on the U.S Team at the World Gym Wheel competition in Switzerland. She is currently taking AP Physics and Microcontroller Programming. Gwynne also competes annually at the MSOE and Marquette computer programming contests.
In addition, Laura Masbruch, WHS Computer Science Teacher, will receive an NCWIT-WI Educator Honorable Mention Award for 2018-2019. Both will be honored at an event at Alverno College on Sunday, May 5.