Danielle Maddox – 2021 King County Region Rising Star
2021 Rising Star and one of Washington's next generation of STEM leaders
Danielle was selected as the King County Region 2021 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.
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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.”