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March 4, 2013

Oregon Student Technologist of the Year

As a a board member and the VP of the TechStart Education Foundation, an Oregon-based 501(3)c that promotes wider access to technology education for Oregon K-12 students in order to strengthen the skills they need to thrive in the global economy, I’m excited to tell you about this opportunity. If you have a graduating senior please consider.  If you know of an outstanding graduating senior at a local high school please pass on this information.
TechStart in partnership with industry sponsors provides the Oregon Student Technologist of the Year Award. The goal of this award is to help bring Oregon students’ attention to the possibilities inherent in technology. Funded in 2013 through The Regence Foundation (via Cambia Leadership Funds) and Cambia Health Solutions IT Department a scholarship will be awarded to up to three Oregon high school seniors interested in pursuing careers in technology. Nominations are due on Monday, April 22 2013. For 2013 the Oregon Student Technologist of the Year Award will include:
  • A $2,000 one year scholarship to apply towards tuition and/or materials for a college computer science, information technology, or management information technology program of his or her choice.
  • An offer for an internship with Cambia Health Solutions IT Department
  • A $500 grant for the student’s educator to be directed towards the continuation and improvement of their classroom computer science / technology programs.

For more information, actual award and qualification details, and an application please go to



From → Education

  1. Fantastic Mark!

  2. Wow, you don’t see this kind reaching out to from business to education much these days. It’s also a complete and creative package because it not only funds upcoming education, but provides the opportunity for practical, hands on application of new learning and pays back/recognizes those who have supported the student on her path so far. Very creative and forward thinking. I certainly hope other organizations in town are watching!

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