Falls Pride Friday5
May 17, 2019
1. Congratulations to Brynn Wozniak and Brinda Patel. for completing the SUPREMES program, a year-long educational experience in biomedical research, clinical research, and technology development in laboratories at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Marquette University (MU), the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin. .SUPREMES, which stands for Students Understanding Principles of Research Education through Medicine, Engineering, and Science program offers students hands-on experience with new technologies, cutting-edge research, and exciting laboratory practices, guided and taught by highly skilled, established faculty investigators. Wozniak and Patel are graduating seniors who will both attend UW-Madison in the fall.
2. North Middle School AVID 7th and 8th graders toured UW-Madison for a college visit. Students went to Memorial Union, the Terrace, the University Bookstore, Union South, Allen Centennial Gardens, and ended the day with famous Babcock Ice Cream!
3. Congratulations to MFHS students who won the National Center for Women & Information Technology Award for computing and were recognized by the at the NCWIT Wisconsin Awards dinner: The NCWIT recognizes high school women for their computing-related achievements and interests as part of an effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology.
MFHS students were selected among a total of 102 award recipients from high schools across Wisconsin] for their outstanding aptitude and interest in information technology and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.
Robyn George – National Honorable Mention
Giana Songstad – WI Affiliate Winner
Isabella Volk – WI Affiliate Winner
Nicole Welsh – WI Affiliate Winner
Shivani Ganesh – WI Affiliate Winner
Natalie Harms – WI Affiliate Honorable Mention
Camryn Tautges – Certificate of Distinction
Amma Otchere was selected as the 2019 Young Woman of Tomorrow
4. Congratulations to Brenda Larson who received the Educator of the Year Award from The National Center for Women & Information Technology.
5. For the month of May, SDMF is participating in NAMI of Waukesha second annual Mental Health Awareness Green Ribbon Campaign to help support their efforts to recognize May as Mental Health Month. The Green Ribbon Campaign was piloted in 2013 in New York as an anti-stigma initiative designed to bring the topic of mental health in our communities to the forefront and to facilitate open and honest dialogue about the subject.