Judy Waring
Girls honored from L to R were Chief Sealth HS: Nicole Carter (Science) and ThuTrinh (Math), and from West Seattle High School: Nafisa Ali (Science) and Noriel Sarquilla (Math).

AAUW honors West Seattle girls for achievement in math and science

The AAUW (American Association of University Women), Seattle Branch, recently honored girls from 9 area high schools for their achievement in the areas of Math, Science and Technology.
Four girls honored were from West Seattle including Chief Sealth HS: Nicole Carter (Science) and ThuTrinh (Math), and from West Seattle High School: Nafisa Ali (Science) and Noriel Sarquilla (Math).

AAUW promotes equity for women and girls. Our Seattle Branch held its 14th Annual Scholar Recognition Program on April 9th, recognizing senior girls from nine Seattle area high schools for their achievement in the areas of Math, Science, and Technology. Dr. Deborah Jensen, President/CEO of Woodland Park Zoo was the guest speaker at the event.

The Scholar Recognition Program is all about encouraging more young women to become interested in STEM careers by honoring their achievements to date, with a goal of encouraging better representation of women in these fields in the future.

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