App Challenge Open to Orange County Students in the 39th Congressional District

From the office of Congressman Ed Royce:

CALLING ALL STUDENTS K-12!!!

Chances are you’ve experienced it before… that moment when you think to yourself, “I wish there was an App for that.”

Congressman Royce Announces Congressional App Challenge
Click image to learn more about the Congressional APP Challenge

Now is your chance to do something about it. The Congressional App Challenge is now open for all students K-12 living in California’s 39th Congressional District.

The Congressional App Challenge is a nationwide competition designed to engage student creativity and promote their participation in computer science and coding. Established by the US House of Representatives in 2014, this 14-week competition allows students to create and submit their own App for the opportunity to receive nationwide recognition. Students may participate as individuals or in teams of up to four. Winners of the Congressional App Challenge will have their Apps featured on display in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

Click here to print off the informational flyer including submission rules & guidelines.

Learn more about this competition and how your idea can win you a trip to Washington D.C. by visiting my website HERE.

Last year, the 2016 Congressional App Challenge first place winners were: Christopher Jhaveri, Christopher Leung, Jason Kwan, and Santiago Torres of the La Puente Valley Regional Occupational Program at Los Altos High School. The winning students created Election Connection, a mobile application designed to educate voters on candidates’ political positions.

Click on the video below to watch the creators of Election Connection discuss their winning App as it was displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building alongside winning submissions from around the country.

 

 

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