LSR7 Teacher Receives Computing Educator Award
An LSR7 computer science/business teacher received the national Aspirations in Computing Educator Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology.
Mrs. Deanna Soukup, who teaches at Lee’s Summit High School and Lee’s Summit West High School, received the honor for promoting gender equity in computing. Mrs. Soukup is among 150 honorees and one of just three recipients in Missouri. In addition to teaching, she is a facilitator for Girls Who Code Lee’s Summit, a student group sparking girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).