2014 Awardees

The Illinois Technology Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of the technology talent pipeline in the State of Illinois.

Winners Announced for the 2014 Illinois Technology Foundation Fifty for the Future®

We are pleased to announce the 2014 winners.   – William R. Waas, Chairman & CEO of the Illinois Technology Foundation

The Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fueling the technology workforce in Illinois, announced the top 60 Illinois technology students for 2014. The program, in its 8th year, recognizes 50 college students and 10 high school students from around the state.

The formal recognition program waas held at the Robert Morris University Chicago Campus on March 10, 2015. In addition to the recognition, each student and their nominating faculty receive a $1,000 scholarship to apply to training at Directions Training.

Please join us in congratulating the 2014 Fifty for the Future® Awardees.

Student School
Michael Abreu Northeastern Illinois University
Moshood Adeyemo University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Virupaksh Agrawal University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Khandkar Amin Oakton Community College
Joseph Benassi University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Briana Bienkowski Governors State University
Ivan Brugere University of Illinois at Chicago
Michelle Campana Lewis University
Kevin Chang James B. Conant High School
Zhiyuan Chen University of Illinois at Chicago
Darren Cooper Moraine Valley Community College
Qassam Diab Moraine Valley Community College
Robert Donovan Governors State University
Jennifer Elenteny-Mejia Governors State University
Xochitl Esparza Benito Juarez Community Academy
Alicja Fisher Lane Tech College Prep
Juan Flores Harper College
Emilio Garcia Northside College Preparatory High School
Nick Green University of Illinois at Chicago
Mark Hoffmann Augustana College
Hunter Huynh Northside College Preparatory High School
Aid Idrizovic Loyola University Chicago
Nishana Ismail University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sameer Ismail Oakton Community College
Joseph Joseph Governors State University
Saradha Kannan Lewis University
Adrian Kardasz Western Illinois University
Danelle Kent Northwestern University
David Lapello Robert Morris University
Thao Le Lewis University
James Lennen Robert Morris University
Andres Marroquin DeVry University
Isaac Moldofsky Niles West
Erik Moncayo Robert Morris University
Michael Morrow Heartland Community College
Jay Mulakala University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Rachana Mysore Krishna Murthy Governors State University
August Nagro Illinois Math and Science Academy
Muhammad Naveed University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bridget Nee Moraine Valley Community College
Abraham Orocio Robert Morris University
Ari Perlmutter Northside College Preparatory High School
Filip Pietruszka Robert Morris University
Jim Potulny Governors State University
Hersey Richardson Robert Morris University
Michael Robbins New Trier Township High School
Manuel Robles Saint Xavier University
Ivette Rodriguez George Westinghouse College Prep High School
Anthony Sawah Robert Morris University
Jonathan Schram Benedictine University
Jacob Self Augustana College
Riaz Shaikh Oakton Community College
Chamma Sharma Governors State University
Orlando Sirbas Northwestern University
Mateusz Topor Governors State University
Mario Vankinscott Morris Graduate School of Management
Mercedes Vazquez Wilbur Wright College
Victoria Vodicka Lewis University
Christopher Wrenn Northwestern University
Hanze Ying

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

 

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