Calista is a Nestle Very Best in Youth 2013 National Finalist, Prudential Spirit of America 2013 Distinguished Finalist, and a 2013 recipient of the gold President’s Volunteer Service Award. She is a Davidson Institute Young Scholar Ambassador and Teen Mensan.
She is a third-year participant in the NASA INSPIRE Online Community and an avid follower of NASA news. On August 5, 2012, she attended the NASA Curiosity Landing festivities at Ames Research Center in Mountainview, Calif.
Calista was a team member on the FIRST FRC robotics rookie team “Girls of Steel” in 2011 in Pittsburgh, and served as a volunteer referee at regional FIRST Tech Challenge competitions at Robert Morris University in 2012 and 2013.
Some of my other notable accomplishments include:
Recognized by The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance (PITA) as “…a pioneer and a leader in advocating STEM education.” February, 2011
American Association of University Women National Blog Feature, “Girls Aren’t Who They Used to Be,” October 4, 2011 http://blog-aauw.org/2011/10/04/girls-aren%E2%80%99t-who-they-used-to-be/
Davidson Institute for Talent Development National e-News Update Newsletter Feature, “Calista Frederick-Jaskiewicz: A Young Scholar Making a Difference," January 2012. http://news.ditd.org/January_12/eNews_January12_web.htm
Profile Post to Davidson Institute Public Online Database, “Young Scholar Ambassador Program: Calista’s Project,” January 2012. www.davidsongifted.org/db/Articles_id_10720.aspx
Named to Kids are Heroes, January 20, 2012 http://kidsareheroes.org/lily.htm
Featured artist profile on About.com Origami, June 11, 2012, “Interview with Calista Frederick-Jaskiewicz.” http://origami.about.com/od/History-Of-Origami/a/Interview-With-Calista-Frederick-Jaskiewicz.htm
Featured in Robert Morris University Blogspot and homepage highlights, “Folding for Good,” July 20, 2012. http://rmublog.wordpress.com/2012/07/20/folding-for-good/
Featured on About.com Origami, September 3, 2012, “Using Origami to Make New Friends.” http://origami.about.com/b/2012/09/03/using-origami-to-make-new-friends.htm