Bill Gates: School's Scheduling Program

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When Bill Gates went to school he made the school’s scheduling program. He also made the program put a disproportionately large amount of girls in his classes (“Bill Gates”). Bill Gates said he would be a millionaire by age thirty and now he is the richest person in the world. Then Bill Gates was arrested for driving without a license. He then dropped out of college and started Microsoft. Bill Gates had a very intriguing childhood. Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28th, 1955. When Bill Gates was 13 he enrolled into Lakeside School and Bill Gates’ nickname at school was Trey. At Lakeside Bill Gates programmed computers instead of going to math class. One day he discovered a glitch that allowed him to get more time …show more content…
The foundation has launched a 5.5 billion dollar effort to get rid of Polio and then they funded odor free toilet research. The foundation has also made the giving pledge with Warren Buffett. Bill Gates is the wealthiest person in the world and he plans to donate 95 percent of his wealth to charity. Bill Gates has already given twenty-eight billion to charity. The foundation is funding vaccines and immunizations and have spent ten billion dollars to get vaccines in poor countries (“Bio”). Bill Gates has also influenced the era of the home computer and made computers available to use in most libraries. The foundation also helped people who couldn’t afford college go to college. Bill Gates donated twenty million to MIT to construct a computer laboratory. The foundation helped launch TerraPower, a company that is making nuclear energy. Bill Gates gives employees a year’s paid leave if they just had or adopted a child (“Bill Gates Biography”). Bill Gates also plays tennis and has done the ALS ice bucket …show more content…
In 1997 Bill got a fly named after him called the Bill Gates’ Flower Fly (“Bill Gates”). In 2002 Bill Gates got the Jefferson Award for greatest public service benefiting the disadvantaged. In 2005 Bill Gates was made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II. Then in 2006 Bill Gates got the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award. In 2010 Bill Gates got the Bower Award for his talents at Microsoft and philanthropic work. Bill Gates got the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America (“Bill Gates”). Bill Gates has also gotten the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In India Bill Gates got the Padma Bhushan for helping people in India. In 2013 Bill Gates got the Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service

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