Saturday, March 19, 2016

Chelsea Carter Earns 2015 Lilly Scholarship for BDPA Students

Chelsea Carter
BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF) worked closely with Eli Lilly & Company to confirm Chelsea Carter as a winner of the 9th annual Eli Lilly & Company Scholarship for BDPA students. Chelsea is a wonderful person to win this prestigious scholarship.

Carter is a graduating senior of North Farmington High School who currently attends Kettering University in Flint, MI. Her goal is to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering and double minor in business and data security. After graduate school, she plans to establish a non-profit entitled 'Futuristic Innovators'. Students will discover intriguing ways to connect with math and science for real life application.

Chelsea received the 2014 Kettering University Technology Award, which acknowledges high school juniors of high academic achievement in science, technology, engineering, math or business. She was also a participant in the Kettering University's AIM (Academically Interested Minds) Program, a five-week summer program where she ranked academically in the top-tier of participating engineering students. She was selected one of thirty-five from 300 applicants.

She graduated with a 3.54 GPA, was president of the Spanish Club, had membership in twenty other clubs/organizations, three sports, two internships, 800 hours of community service, and seventy awards/commendations. They include: President’s Volunteer Service Award, Governor Rick Snyder - Volunteer Service Award, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow - Outstanding Volunteer Award, House of Representatives - Volunteer Efforts Award, and others.

Congratulations to Chelsea!

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