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Countryside High students win Congressional App Challenge

Nov. 21, 2017

 

Students from Countryside High School recently won the Congressional App Challenge.

 

William West, Jacob Siegel, Jason Davenport, and Theo Jeffers are students in Countryside’s Game Design program. The students created an app called Procrastin8 that helps students to use their time wisely by not procrastinating. Students enter their course information into the app, and times that they are free to study, the app reminds them to do homework and study during those times. The app was created using Android Studio.

 

The Congressional App Challenge is a public effort to encourage students to learn how to code through annual districtwide competitions hosted by Members of Congress for their district. Students in participating districts code original applications for the chance to be selected for recognition by their Member of Congress, win prizes, and have their work put on display in the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

 

As result of winning the challenge, the Countryside High students will be visited by Congressman Gus Bilirakis at 1:45 p.m.,  Monday, Nov. 27 in the school’s media center. Their app will also be displayed on the Congressional App Challenge website.

 

From left to right are: William West, Jacob Siegel, Jason Davenport, and Theo Jeffers.

Students from Countryside High School recently won the Congressional App Challenge.