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Community - April 13, 2011

Catherine Mullings wins computer award

Catherine Mullings, 17, a junior at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton, has been presented the 2011 Award for Aspirations in Computing by the National Center for Women and Information Technology, Bay Area Affiliate.

She was one of 25 female high school recipients chosen from among competitors in 11 counties in Northern California.

Winners were chosen for their aptitude and interest in information technology and computing, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education, said Millie Lee, a spokesperson for Sacred Heart Schools.

Catherine advanced to the national competition and was honored as a National Award finalist, competing against 2,800 high school students representing the 50 states, Puerto Rico, and overseas military bases.

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