Five seniors from Woodlawn High School receive scholarships in order to pursue studies in college
Baltimore, MD – July 5, 2011– Saxon Infotech, Inc., a strategic IT services consulting, development and staffing firm, serving IT prime contractors to the Federal government, mid-sized to Fortune 500 enterprises and non-profit organizations, selects five local college-bound students from Woodlawn High School to receive scholarships to continue their studies in math and/or science at accredited universities around the country.
Saxon Infotech, Inc. chose students from Woodlawn High because of its nationally recognized magnet program, a program that provides a curriculum centered around math, science, and pre-engineering and allows students to engage in honors, gifted and talented, and advanced placement courses in state-of-the-art classrooms. Woodlawn is one of the only public schools in Baltimore County to offer this program to its students.
“Saxon Infotech is committed to the pursuit of innovation and developing cutting edge technology solutions for both the public and private sector,” said Shibu Jose, President of Saxon Infotech Inc. “We have a strong understanding for the future technology landscape and what areas, such as cloud computing and cloud security, will continue to be center stage and a growing market. In order for this space to continue to grow, it will be important for future generation to study this space and become industry experts. Through the College Scholarship program, we have set out to ensure that students who are committed to furthering their studies have the opportunity to do so and ultimately have the chance to contribute to the future success of our industry.”
The following students received scholarships:
- Chastiny Shantel Robinson;
- Colete Nicoline Aleong;
- Erica Nana Serwaa Owusu;
- Muhammad Faizan; and
- Dominique Ariana Elizabet Parker.
Students were required to be a graduating senior at Woodlawn High, sustain a grade point average of 2.25 or greater, and had to be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in math and/or science at a university upon graduation. Students that met academic requirements submitted a 250-350 word essay of their personal contributions and goals in the field of math and/or science along with their applications.
About Saxon Infotech, Inc
Saxon Infotech, Inc. is a strategic IT services consulting, development and staffing firm, headquarted in Columbia, Maryland. Saxon Infotech’s clientele rang from prime IT contractors to the Federal government as well as mid-sized to Fortune 500 enterprises and non-profit organizations, who deliver or depend on high quality, enterprise-scale IT systems, services and solutions. Saxon Infotech has a track record for delivering high quality services on-time, and on-budget, on large and complex mission-critical systems and applications. Unlike many IT subcontractors that merely provide staffing, Saxon Infotech provides access to highly qualified and experienced senior consultants capable of developing enterprise-level applications and who are committed to meeting the most demanding deadline schedules. Just as important, Saxon Infotech’s subject matter experts, in housing and health, are available to act as research and development advisors to organizations and agencies in these increasingly important sectors. For more information on Saxon Infotech, Inc. please visit www.saxoninfotech.com or call (443) 492- 1170.
About Woodlawn High School
Woodlawn High School is a four-year, public, comprehensive high school serving approximately 1,800 students. The school has received accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the Maryland State Department of Education. Woodlawn High School is also a member of the College Entrance Examination Board and the National Association of College Admissions Counselors.Woodlawn High School offers a variety of instructional programs to meet the needs of the student population. They include: an Honors/Gifted and Talented Program, an Engineering magnet program (Project Lead the Way), Cooperative Career Development Program, Special Education, AVID, Advanced Placement, and Naval Junior R.O.T.C.Woodlawn High School is located one half mile east of exit 17(Security Blvd.) off the Baltimore Beltway I-695, at 1801 Woodlawn Drive. For more information on Woodlawn High School please visit www.edline.net/pages/Woodlawn_High or call (410) 887-1309.