Knox High School Junior Wins NCWIT Award

Emily Burton
Emily Burton

A Knox High School Junior was recognized by the school board during the Spotlight on Success portion of their meeting.

Superintendent A.J. Gappa explained that Emily Burton received a high academic honor.

“Emily won the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) award for Aspirations in Computing,” said Gappa. “Emily was among 20 students who won the Aspirations in Computing award in the Indiana affiliate membership. There were 1800 applications nationwide and only three national award winners. Emily was also runner-up for the national award.”

Burton recently attended a dinner and awards banquet in Indianapolis where she received a $250 cash award, trophies and other items for her accomplishment.