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Keyla Cerna Biography


Name: Keyla Cerna                                                                                     `

Hometown: Spanaway, WA

Current Standing: Junior

Major: Computer Science and Mathematics Minor

Research or Scholarly Interests: Software Engineering and Algorithm Analysis, and physics.

What do you like the most about being in SOLVER?

I enjoy the SOLVER program because being surrounded by incredibly passionate and intelligent people is inspiring. Everyone wants to continue to grow and learn about their respective fields and about other fields as well. I also like learning how to be in the field and do research. It is such an amazing experience.

What drew you to majoring in "STEM" (the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics)?

Ever since I was a child I was passionate about math and science. I knew that a STEM major would be challenging and would require hard work and determination. Computer Science is a field that is constantly evolving and I always want to be learning

What advice would you give to high school or college students who think they might be interested in STEM subjects?

Go for it. If you are interested and you want to do it work hard and don’t let anything or anyone get in your way.

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