Molloy congratulates Tyler Tabarovsky ‘23, an extraordinary Stanner that has won a paid internship position at Amazon, as well as a $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship! The scholarship is awarded to a select number of high school seniors across the country, and we are proud of Tyler for his accomplishment!
Tyler’s Computer Science journey began his very first year at Molloy. As a freshman, he took Intro to Computer Science, a course that teaches students about the Python programming language. The class piqued his interest, as it “gave him the ability to create.” He added, “I’ve always been interested in technology, and I decided to take CS110 my sophomore year to continue CS at Molloy.” That year, Tyler entered a competition hosted by Amazon and GOAT entitled “GOAT: Decoding a Successful App,” and he placed in the top 70 winners nationwide.
His success didn’t stop there. During his junior year, Tyler opted to take Ms. Edit Boral’s AP CSA class, an advanced course that teaches students the Java programming language, emphasizing both object-oriented and imperative problem solving and design. Tyler earned a 5/5 on the culminating Advanced Placement exam at the end of the year. Instead of taking a break that summer, he participated in a research project that allowed for the use of artificial intelligence to help solve a real-world problem!
Tyler is currently enrolled in Scholars Robotics, Intro to Artificial Intelligence, and QxQ: Quantum Computing during his senior year at Molloy. In his robotics course, he developed a solution for an automated dam that “releases water once the water level has reached a certain point.” Ms. Boral, Chair of the Computer Science & Engineering Department and teacher of most of Tyler’s CS classes, always seeks out scholarship opportunities for her students. After she mentioned the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship, Tyler decided to apply, sending in his transcript, test scores, and all his awards and achievements. One day, Tyler came home to an Amazon package containing a certificate, flag, and check for $40,000! However, what excited Tyler the most was the internship position. He shares, “The internship is the most important part to me. It’s going to give me hands-on experience at one of the top companies in the world. I know it’s going to open up many opportunities for me in the future.”
Ms. Boral is very proud of Tyler’s achievement. She shares, “This is an amazing opportunity for Tyler!” As a teacher, Ms. Boral encouraged Tyler all four years of his high school career, keeping her eye on anything that will help him and other students progress in the field of computer science. Tyler says that Ms. Boral “helped him a lot,” and he’s grateful for all the courses she has brought into Molloy’s curriculum. Congratulations, Tyler, and good luck at the Stevens Institute of Technology in the fall!