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Student Receives $10,000 Google Women Techmakers Scholarship

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Women Techmakers Scholar Kendra Aumann-Weyenberg of UW-Stout

"I like the creativity and control that computer science allows for," UW-Stout senior Kendra Aumann-Weyenberg.

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Kendra Aumann-Weyenberg, a University of Wisconsin-Stout senior, is one of 100 students worldwide to win a $10,000 scholarship from the Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program.

Aumann-Weyenberg, who is majoring in computer science with a game design and development concentration, is one of only 20 students in the United States who received the scholarship.

Diane Christie, director of the UW-Stout's computer science program, says Aumann-Weyenberg is an excellent choice for the scholarship.

"She uses her strong problem-solving and teamwork skills to conquer challenges," Christie says. "Kendra has solid technical skills and can quickly pick up new technologies. Google has recognized her as a future woman leader in the tech world by awarding this $10,000 scholarship."

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