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Columbus City Schools Student Arnold Bangudi Wins Huckleberry House Award

Arnold Bangudi

Columbus City Schools student Arnold Bangudi recently won a Huckleberry House award based on overcoming an obstacle in his life.

From the Huckleberry House website

Although Arnold is deaf, he attends school every day ready to advocate for himself. In addition to taking college courses and maintaining a 3.5 GPA, Arnold keeps a positive attitude and exemplifies steadfastness despite his physical challenges.

He was also the first Columbus Downtown High School deaf student to ever be hired as a summer intern at Nationwide. At Nationwide, Arnold was an Information Technology intern, and for an end of the year project he put together a presentation to assist deaf people, people with disabilities, color blindness, and ADHD with Information Technology. His work was shared during a work fair and he aced it. He challenges himself and motivates himself to succeed.

Arnold would like to work as a software engineer or computer scientist and has a goal to edit closed captioning to use better grammar and make the captions shorter.

Columbus City Schools congratulates Arnold on his achievements and perseverance!