Madison Lucey

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Madison Lucey
Personal details
Born (2002-08-05) August 5, 2002 (age 19)
ResidenceMilford, Pennsylvania
EducationCentral Penn College
ProfessionInventor
Websitemadisonlucey.com

Madison Lucey is an American inventor.

Education

Lucey attended Commonwealth Charter Academy and graduated with her high school diploma in June of 2020.[1] She skipped junior year of high school in order to graduate and start college early. Lucey took dual enrollment classes and earned 33 college credits during her senior year of high school. She was elected by her peers to serve as the president of the school's National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, and Youth and Government delegation.[1]

Her school describes her as, "Advocate for the disabled. Author of legislation in the Pennsylvania State Senate. Lifesaving inventor. Computer programmer. TEDx speaker. Racial justice activist. National Honor Society scholarship winner. Future lawyer."[1]

College

Lucey is a sophomore at Central Penn College where she is studying for her Bachelor of Science degree in Information technology|Information Technology.[2] She serves as a journalist for the college's Knightly News Media.[2] She is also certified in CPR and AED.[3] Lucey additionally studied Python (programming language)|Python Programming for Research at HarvardX.[4]

Inventions

Lucey's plethora of accomplishments at such a young age have led to her being described as a genius by the Pike County Courier and BRC TV 13.[2][5] On July 15, 2020 the Pike County Courier posted a front page article titled "How Madison Lucey channels her genius" Lucey does so by being persistent.[2]

Life Saving Car Seat

When Lucey was 15 years old, she invented a life saving car seat that alerts parents and emergency responders of when children are left in hot cars.[6] On April 26, 2018 she posted the code as an open-source repository on GitHub for other computer programmers to use and expand on.[7] She lobbied legislators for more stringent safety measures to be implemented in new cars. On May 5, 2018 Lucey started an online petition to Representative Tom Marino and Representative Tim Ryan (Ohio politician)|Tim Ryan that raised awareness of the need for increased safety standards for children in cars.[6] Through her activism, she influenced the passing of the Hot Cars Act of 2017.[2]

Automated Plant Seeder

In addressing the challenges of climate change, Lucey led an engineering internship team at AgWorks to create an automated plant seeder. The robot was featured in a YouTube video uploaded by Commonwealth Charter Academy on March 6, 2019.[8] The invention was created by the team of students to reduce manpower needed within agriculture. The team's invention incorporated machine learning and artificial intelligence while being solar-powered, self-sustainable, and mobile. Lucey then demonstrated the robot to the Pennsylvania House Education Committee to advocate for additional opportunities for girls in Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics|STEM.[2]

Internship

As part of her $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship, Lucey accepted a paid internship at the Amazon headquarters in Seattle Washington as a Software Development Engineer (SDE).[9] Her internship will begin in the summer of 2021.[9]

TEDx Speaker

On June 30th, Lucey gave a TEDx talk for [email protected] titled, "How to Truly Solve a Problem."[10] In her speech, she explained how she has been proactive in facing difficult social and environmental problems. She spoke of how people can choose to take action leading towards positive change. Her TEDx talk was uploaded to the TED.com website and the TEDx Talks YouTube channel.[11][12]

After her TEDx talk, Executive Director of TEDxLancaster Mr. Bob Vasile invited Lucey to return and serve as the team leader for the curation committee. The committee chooses future TEDx speakers for upcoming events. Lucey accepted the appointment and is currently serving in that capacity.[2]

Politics

File:Democratic_Senator_Katie_Muth_and_Madison_Lucey.jpg|alt=Democratic Senator Katie Muth and Madison Lucey working together on creating Pennsylvania Senate Bill 791.|thumb|Democratic Senator Katie Muth and Madison Lucey working together on creating Pennsylvania Senate Bill 791. Lucey worked closely with Pennsylvania Democratic Senator Katie Muth to author state legislation.[13] Their legislation was introduced as Pennsylvania Senate Bill 791 on July 8, 2019.[14] The bill was assigned to the Pennsylvania Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee with the prime sponsor being Senator Joe Pittman (politician)|Joe Pittman.[15] The bill focused on environmental health and public safety. It was written to allow Pennsylvania residents' a choice regarding the kind of electric meter that is placed on their homes.[13]

Accolades

  • National Honor Society scholarship, 2020[16][17]
  • Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship, 2020[9]

In the media

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "CCA Class of 2020: Madison Lucey". Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA). June 23, 2020. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Harris, Frances (July 15, 2020). "How Madison Lucey channels her genius". Pike County Courier. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. Riley, Shakira (November 11, 2019). "Basic Life Support". American Heart Association.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. Onnela, Jukka-Pekka "JP" (June 11, 2017). "HarvardX Certificate: Using Python for Research". edX. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. Lacroix, Rachel (June 17, 2020). "Pike County is Sending Off a Graduate with Big Plans". BRC 13. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. 6.0 6.1 "CCA student makes lifesaving invention for children". Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA). August 1, 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. Lucey, Madison (April 26, 2018). "Life Saving Device By Developer Madison Rose". GitHub.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. "Students invent autoseeder for #AgWorksatCCA". YouTube. March 6, 2019. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 "CCA student named Amazon Future Engineer and national winner of NHS scholarship". Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA). May 20, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. Lucey, Madison (June 30, 2019). "How To Truly Solve A Problem". TED.com. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. Lucey, Madison (June 30, 2019). "How To Truly Solve A Problem". TED.com. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. "How To Truly Solve A Problem | Madison Lucey | [email protected]". YouTube. September 3, 2019. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. 13.0 13.1 "CCA student drafts legislation to be presented to PA senate". Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA). March 6, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. "The General Assembly of Pennsylvania Senate Bill No. 791". Pennsylvania General Assembly. July 8, 2019. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. "Regular Session 2019-2020 Senate Bill 791". Pennsylvania General Assembly. July 8, 2019. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. Farrace, Bob (April 7, 2020). "$25K National Honor Society Scholarship Awarded to Scranton, PA, High School Senior Madison Lucey". National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  17. "Super Students". The Times-Tribune. April 10, 2020. Retrieved October 4, 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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