July 19, 2016
Michael Sawyer ’17 was one of six students from New Jersey selected to to attend the All Star Code Summer Intensive Program in New York City. The elite six-week program was founded by Christina Lewis Halpern, the daughter of the late Reginald Lewis, to give high school boys of color the opportunity to enter careers in the tech industry. The rising male sophomores, juniors, and seniors will experience hands on training in computing, programming, web development and design, mobile apps, robotics, teamwork, leadership, and innovation. At the end of the program, students will be paired for an internship at a tech/start-up company in the summer of 2017, and they will receive four to five years mentoring for career planning and networking.