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BDPA Charlotte HSCC Scholarship Fund

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BDPA Education and Technology Foundation via Crowdrise
March 26, 2011

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BENEFITING: BDPA Education and Technology Foundation

EVENT DATE: Aug 15, 2015

THE STORY:

BDPA Charlotte chapter plans to give out $1,000 scholarships each of the five (5) students that earn a spot on the city's national team competing at the 31st annual BDPA High School Computer Competition (HSCC) championships being held Aug 18-22, 2015 in Washington DC. The mission of the BDPA Charlotte chapter is to support local information technology (IT) professionals and increase the number of historically under-represented persons of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas.

This Crowdrise Project seeks to raise $5,000 to fully fund these college scholarships for the 2015 HSCC team.  Our hope is that we can find 10 people to join our fundraising team.

WHAT IS HIGH SCHOOL COMPUTER COMPETITION?

HSCC is a computer instructional program available to Charlotte students in grades 8 through 12. Participating students receive quality instruction in basic computer skills, computer programming languages, website development, database design public speaking and career development. BDPA student competitions and projects are an important key to help grow a passion in these young people for science, technology and mathematics!

Providing students with education, experience and fun is what the national HSCC championship is all about. The competition has three parts: Team oral exam, Individual written test, and Team website development. The highlight of the event is the 7 hour requirements-based web development and database design competition.

Our hope is that these students will matriculate to college and obtain a degree in science, technology or mathematics.

Won't you help us? Just click on the buttons over on the right-hand side -- MAKE A DONATION or JOIN OUR TEAM -- so that we can make a difference with the young people in the greater Charlotte area!

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To This Fundraiser

$2,749

MONEY RAISED
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  • Wayne Hicks

    $11

  • Markus Beamer

    $25

  • Wayne Hicks

    $13

  • Tatia Caldwell

    $200

  • Kevin Robinson

    $2,500

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55% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $2,749 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Kevin Robinson

Amount Raised

$2,711

Fundraiser Title

BDPA Education and Technology Found...

Amount Raised

$25

 

1% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Markus Beamer

Amount Raised

$13

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Wayne Hicks

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Tatia Caldwell

Tatia Caldwell

DONATION: $200

3 years ago

Kevin Robinson

Kevin Robinson

DONATION: $2,500

3 years ago

Wayne Hicks

Wayne Hicks

DONATION: $13

In tribute to your outgoing chapter president -- Julius Clark! 6 years ago

Markus Beamer

Markus Beamer

DONATION: $25

6 years ago

Wayne Hicks

Wayne Hicks

DONATION: $11

In honor of John Hoffler's Community Service Award! 6 years ago