NORMAL — The Central Illinois chapter of Black Data Processing Associates will sponsor an information technology showcase Jan. 29 at Heartland Community College’s Workforce Development Center, 1500 W. Raab Road.
The free event is open to students and community members.
“This event is for more than just minorities,” Javelin Lawrence, vice president of BDPA, said in a statement. “We hope to attract any and all high school students in McLean County who are interested in developing and sharing their IT expertise.”
Students will compete in teams of two or four, demonstrating applied theories in information technology in a variety of subjects including virtual reality or artificial life; cluster, environmental or grid technologies; or network security.
Scholarships and prizes will be awarded.
To register, visit http://bdpa-cil.org/4.html.