Jada Mitchell Plans To Turn out to be A Software program Engineer

Jada Mitchell Plans To Turn out to be A Software program Engineer

Jada Mitchell Plans To Turn out to be A Software program Engineer

(CEDAR HILL, TEXAS) Jada Mitchell is incomes her Affiliate’s Diploma this week from Dallas School and finally hopes to earn a Doctorate in Laptop Science.

Mitchell, who ranks ninth within the senior class at Cedar Hill Excessive Faculty, will always remember, and is impressed, by the individuals she met alongside the way in which.

Final 12 months, her greatest good friend, Mia Thomas, handed away in a automobile accident in Crimson Oak.

“I grew to become extra impressed to take college extra severely,” Mitchell stated. “Every part I do is for her.”

Final month, Mitchell received first place (and a $500 prize) within the Shay Whittaker Memorial Scholarship, named in honor of the late Cedar Hill Excessive Faculty Principal Shay Whittaker, who handed away final month after battling most cancers.

“I’m honored to be one of many first recipients of that award,” Mitchell stated.

As a part of her essay, she needed to describe a state of affairs the place she confronted adversity. She wrote about her friendship with Thomas and the tragedy that unexpectedly claimed Thomas’ life.

Mitchell will attend Clark Atlanta College, a Traditionally Black School & College (HBCU) positioned in Georgia’s largest metropolis. As a result of credit that she earned throughout her years in CHHS’ Early School Academy, Mitchell will start her Bachelor’s Diploma in Laptop Science as a junior.

“I ultimately need to turn out to be a Software program Engineer,” Mitchell stated. “I like coding. I attended the SMU Engineering Program after I was in sixth grade.”

Mitchell earned a number of scholarships, together with an $8,000 Scholarship from the Iota Theta Sorority.

She attended Collegiate Prep Elementary and Collegiate Academy Center Faculty earlier than transferring to CHHS as a freshman when she knew Early School Academy was an possibility.

Mitchell was a four-year varsity letter winner for the Cedar Hill Ladies Soccer Staff and served as a co-captain this previous season. Mitchell is a member of the Nationwide Honor Society, Pupil Council and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She additionally volunteers at Plummer Elementary the place her mom teaches Pre-Ok.

When she was a freshman in 2019-2020, the COVID-19 Pandemic struck in the course of the second semester.

“I like coming to high school, so the Pandemic was powerful as a freshman,” Mitchell stated. “Whereas different individuals took it simple, I took 5 school programs that semester.”

The day after Cedar Hill Commencement (June 3), Mitchell will head to Atlanta for a six week engineering program for college kids from Clark Atlanta, Morehouse School and Spelman School who’re STEM Majors.