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Padraig MacGabann

Padraig MacGabann

For Coronado High Principal Jenny Moore, watching five of her Advanced Computer Science students in the spring of 2018 lay the groundwork to create a custom mobile application for the Coronado Schools Foundation Local’s Card program was truly a moment of gratitude and reflection. “Just 10 years ago, we did not have these rigorous STEAM pathways in place with our robotics and engineering programs only in their earliest stages. I could never have imagined having both the funds available and students enrolled in cutting-edge classes to design a custom mobile application,” said Principal Moore. Under the guidance of instructor Patricia Samora, five students vigorously worked on the app as their final class project: Seniors Padraig MacGabann, Olsen Durkovich & Anibal Ramirez; Junior Jack Wang; and Freshman Zane Clark.

Padraig MacGabban, now a freshman at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California, San Diego, majoring in computer science commented, “I was able to leverage the programming skills I learned at Coronado High to lead the development team for CSF’s Local Card application. Working on a project with a real-life application has developed both my software development and project management skills. I am grateful to CSF for funding STEAM pathways like engineering, coding and robotics.”

CSF Impact

  • 2019-20 STEM Pathway Funding

    502,090

  • 2019-20 Arts Pathway Funding

    285,000

  • Students benefiting from your donations

    3,100

  • Number of donors in past year

    948

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