Williams Field High School seniors Fernanda Villafana Benitez and Anna Roux recently received recognition and awards from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).
Fernanda Villafana Benitez is the president of RoboHawks, the school’s award-winning robotics team. Anna Roux is the president of the school’s Engineering Club and instrumental in promoting the engineering program, it has grown from 50 students year one to over 100 the second year.
Anna is an honorable mention winner for the NCWIT’s Aspirations in Computing awards. She plans to attend Northern Arizona University in the fall to study electrical engineering. Fernanda is a scholarship winner. She plans to attend Embry Riddle Aeronautical University to study software engineering with an emphasis in cybersecurity.