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Girls ‘Inspired To Do More’ at Tech Camp

From left, Mya Proctor and Curtaysia Hamilton are learning computer-coding skills
From left, Mya Proctor and Curtaysia Hamilton are learning computer-coding skills

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Eighth-grader Hien-Tran Bui entered coding commands for her website focused on tips for putting on makeup. She had just learned the basics of site-building from women who work in the Information Technology field. Nearby, eighth-grader Mya Proctor designed a website about activities to do when you’re bored.

“I learned how to code and add links,” said Hien-Tran, who realized the information will be valuable in many fields including what she’s interested in: health care.

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Erin Albanese (@KentSchoolgal): She is a Public Education Advocacy Reporter covering Kent County Schools for School News Network.