|Jared Orange * Wanda Everett Scholar|
Jared is was born and raised in St. Louis. He is a graduate of Westminster Christian Academy and has been a BDPA St. Louis member for the past couple of years. He competed in the 2015 National BDPA High School Computer Competition and has a deep interest in robotics and drone technology. His goal is to build robotic devices for people with damaged limbs.
Jared was selected for this scholarship based on his strong high school academic record, his drive to learn the IT profession with electives and internships, and his essay. Jared will be starting as a freshman at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
This is our first time awarding the Wanda Everett scholarship. Jared is a remarkable young man. BDPA looks forward to following his career as he progresses through college and into his career!