Computer Science undergraduate student Giulia Mattia is the recipient of both the 2018 BC Tech Scholarship Award and the 2018 Bill Tam Scholarship Award. The BC Tech Award support post-secondary students in their goal of pursuing an education in STEM-related fields, and the Bill Tam Award recognizes one high school and one post-secondary student who exemplify the values closely associated with BC Tech and Bill Tam personally: Be of Service, Pay it Forward. Succeed Together.
According to Jill Tipping, President and CEO of BC Tech, 'there were so many deserving applicants who aren't just excellent students, they're visionary change-makers ... this year's scholarship recipients are truly exceptional'. Giulia is a Computer Science/Master of Management Dual Degree student with a stellar academic record as well as a passion for encouraging teenage girls to explore technology as a field of study.
Congratulations, Giulia, on your two awards!