Congratulations are in order for P-TECH scholar, Dolapo “Didi” Akinola, the second recipient of the Scholarship Grant from Skillpointe Foundation and Schneider Electric!
Akinola received a text message yesterday, 11/3/22 that she considered “spam” until she saw the word, “scholarship” and she clicked the link to find out the good news.
Presently a senior at P-TECH who is slated to graduate in June 2023, Akinola began taking college courses in her sophomore year and is steadily maintaining a 3.2 GPA while pursuing an Associate in Computer Information Systems (CST) at City Tech while simultaneously completing a high school Physics class. During the summer of 2022, Akinola was a Student Ambassador for the P-TECH Summer Bridge Program where she worked closely with Mr. Campbell, a Geometry teacher. According to Akinola, she enjoyed tutoring the incoming freshman, “being able to see a student who hates math start to change his/her mind boosted my ego!” Akinola plans to pursue her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at a private college in NYC. In traditional Nigerian culture, “Ashe”
Read a snippet of her response below:
Dolapo “Didi” Akinola,