- Five awards were given to high school students across South Carolina who were selected through a competition sponsored by National Center for Women & Information Technology and its affiliates.
- The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing was created to encourage the computing aspirations of young women, introduce them to leadership opportunities in the field, and generate visibility for women's participation in technology fields.
Winthrop University, "Computer Science Faculty Member Helped to Foster Women's Interest in Computing" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 124.