Lewis University students interested in information technology were among those recognized by the technology community for being exceptional standouts at their school. Over 200 people gathered Nov. 12 at the Chicago Cultural Center to celebrate the Illinois Technology Foundation’s 2013 Fifty for the Future® awards.
Fifty college students representing 15 different colleges/universities and 10 high school students representing six different high schools received the awards. In addition to receiving a recognition plaque, each student and their nominating faculty received a $1,000 training scholarship from Directions Training.
Honored Lewis University students include Jessica Dreher, Ryan Jessen, Ryan O'Keefe, Jon Pankhurst, Christopher Pelech, David Tennant, Juan Vasquez Jr. and Ian Ziarko.
The Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF) is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to the development of the technology pipeline in the State of Illinois. ITF is a grassroots organization with volunteers focused on developing and retaining the best IT talent and leadership in Illinois by bringing real-world career opportunities to the classroom.
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