Shamari Walker Jr is a 19-year-old freshman at Purdue University. He is originally from Gavit High School in Hammond, Indiana. He took a strong interest in technology at the age of 12 and began programming at 13. He started his own technology development company at the age of 15. Throughout his 3 years of high school so far, he has been recognized numerous times for his accomplishments, received awards such as "Young Entrepreneur of the Year", and developed a portfolio beyond his age. Shamari appreciates his community greatly as they have helped him by providing such an excellent environment to grow up in. As a way to give back to his community, Shamari has founded the Computer Science Institutes of Hammond. An organization whos main goal is to teach high school students several computer science topics through hands on activities. After a successful year, Shamari is now passing down the position of director to two of his former teaching assistants. For more info on Shamari you may head over to ascuniatech.com
Everyone is curious how technology works and while the answers are online, sometimes it takes a hands on enviornment to understand it.
CSIH is taught by two of the many brilliant high school students in Hammond.
Josh and Blake are planning on pursuing either a degree in engineering or computer science in the future.
Computer science is a rather difficult subject due to the critical thinking required. This is an amazing oppurtunity for high school students in Hammond to learn such subjects from young experts.