Danielle Maddox – King County Region Rising Star

A Rising Star and member of the next generation of Washington's STEM leaders

Danielle Maddox

Danielle Maddox

 

12th Grade
TAF @ Saghalie
Federal Way, WA

Danielle was selected as the King County Region Rising Star for both her outstanding academic performance and her coursework in the Running Start program at Highline College. She also participates in her local TechTeam program, helping her school’s IT department with maintenance and tech support. Danielle plans to study computer science, with particular interest in AI and security, after graduation.

Danielle is an outstanding scholar, currently maintaining a 4.0 cumulative GPA while studying full-time in Running Start, where she is taking challenging classes that will prepare her for an AAS in computer science.Sarah Wilkes, 8-12th grade Counselor, TAF @ Saghalie

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Nominated By:

Sarah Wilkes
8-12th grade Counselor, TAF @ Saghalie

“Danielle has been vocal about her desire to pursue a career in computer science since at least 8th grade, when I first met her. in 9th and 10th grade, she was an active member of our school’s TechTeam, a high school leadership group of tech-inclined students who helped our school’s IT Support Manager with maintenance and tech support for our entire school. She is an outstanding scholar, currently maintaining a 4.0 cumulative GPA while studying full-time in Running Start at Highline College, where she is taking challenging classes that will prepare her for an AAS in computer science. Her goal is to enroll in the University of Washington’s School of Computer Science and concentrate in cybersecurity.”


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The Washington STEM Rising Star Awards presented by Kaiser Permanente encourage girls to embrace STEM education and to explore the use of STEM in ways that will support their education, career, and personal development and the development and needs of others.

Meet all of the 2021 Washington STEM Rising Stars on our website! And join us online September 20-24, 2021 to celebrate each of these amazing girls! We’ll be posting on Facebook and Twitter throughout the week.