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Awards and Honors


  • Crowdstrike Nextgen Scholarship
  • (ISC)² Information Security Scholarship for Women
  • Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholarship
  • Raytheon Technologies Society of Women Engineers Scholarship
  • Dan Kohn Diversity Scholarship for KubeCon and CloudNativeCon Europe
  • RIT’s Alfred L. and Ruby C. Davis Scholarship for community impact
  • Foundation for Information Technology Education’s Betty Stevens-Frecknall National Scholarship
  • ShmooCon Shmooze-A-Student Recipient. One of thirty recipients receiving a free conference pass and a $200 stipend for housing, food, and travel.
  • WiCyS Student and Conference Speaker Scholarships


  • Barry Goldwater Scholarship RIT Nominee: one of four students nominated for excellent research.
  • WiCyS Student and Conference Speaker Scholarships
  • Infosec Accelerate Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Cyber Defense Magazine’s Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship
  • Black Hat Conference Student Scholarship
  • (ISC)² Information Security Scholarship for Undergraduates
  • United States Silver Congressional Award


  • (ISC)² Information Security Scholarship for Women
  • RIT’s Five-Year Presidential Scholarship
  • RIT’s Honors Program: top three percent of incoming freshman are admitted to RIT’s honors program
  • Outstanding Community Service Designation for 250 hours of service for FIRST Robotics, Habitat for Humanity, and Girl Scouts of America
  • Lancaster Country Day School’s Science and Technology Departmental Award
  • Lancaster Junior League Nomination by Dr. Chelsea Pomponio and Mrs. Linda Campbell


  • University of Rochester Xerox Award for achievement in Information Technology. Recipient receives waived college application fees and at least $5,000 in merit scholarships per year.
  • FIRST ​Technology​​ Challenge, FIRST Robotics World Championship, Dean’s List Finalist: one of two students from Pennsylvania nominated
  • National Merit Commended Scholar: the top three percent of PSAT scores

Portrait of Olivia Gallucci in garden, used in LNP article.

Written by Olivia Gallucci

Olivia is an honors student at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She writes about security, open source software, and professional development.