Deseret News/KSL 2014 Sterling Scholar award winners

Published: Wednesday, March 12 2014 9:38 p.m. MDT

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Name: Michael Liddle

School: Timpanogos High School

Parents: Stephen and Melody Liddle

Scholarship: Ranks 71 of 414; overall GPA is 3.918; 34 composite ACT.

Awards and accomplishments: IT support agent for ISPs at ServerPlus; Four time state champion in TSA Systems Control challenge as programmer; second place TSA Animatronics state competition programming in C++; highest core on Network Certification exam at ServerPlus; Eagle Scout and Varsity Danali Scout.

"The great thing about work experience and challenges in work is that you can learn just about anything about any subject doing anything. By writing English papers I solve problems in my code.

"By doing Stats homework I realize why the computers aren’t giving the expected outcome.

"By looking for knowledge about a subject, as I have with computers, in everything you do, you integrate your learning, exponentially increasing both the rate at which you learn and your learning potential."
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