|

Northborough resident awarded scholarship for computer and video game design

Northborough large web iconNorthborough – Tiffany Entwistle, a Northborough native, was one of 30 women and minority students nationwide awarded a college scholarship from the Entertainment Software Association Foundation (ESAF).

Each recipient will receive $3,000 for their respective academic pursuits, which include degrees in game design and development, simulation arts and sciences, game art and animation, visual effects, computer science and engineering, and graphic design.

Entwistle is currently studying games and simulation arts and sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

With nearly 400 American schools now offering courses, professional certificates, or degrees related to computer and video game design, ESAF’s scholarship program helps diverse, imaginative, and skilled students pursue degrees towards careers in the flourishing entertainment software industry.

“These exceptional students represent the future of digital entertainment,” said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of ESA, the trade association that represents U.S. computer and video game publishers. “They will bring diversity, innovation, and growth to our dynamic industry. We are proud to support their pursuit of critical 21st century skills that will undoubtedly put them on a path toward professional success.”

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=42366

Posted by on Nov 9 2013. Filed under Northborough. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


six + 5 =

Support local businesses!

Recently Commented

  • georgesedares: I find it hilarious that Shrewsbury is about to allow a growing center under the morning shadows of...
  • Community Advocate Staff: Gloria, pls contact me at 508-366-5500, ext 14 or news@communityadvocate.com. Bonnie Adams,...
  • Ben Chang: This happened two years ago. I wonder if there was any casualty or if the families affected by this...
  • Gloria gray: Hi please this case has been dismissed so I would appreciate it if you get it off your site it is...
  • Kathi Knox: To Deb’s family, I spent several years volunteering in the Littleton Schools with Deb at various...