Inviting any interested Waldwick students to participate in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.
The Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and encourage students to engage in these fields. By encouraging and recognizing our nation’s young programming talent, Congress hopes to shine a light on the growing importance of these skills.
The Congressional App Challenge is open to high school students, regardless of experience with coding. Students can enter individually or as a team of up to four. The application process opens on due July 18th and the contest will run through November 2, 2016.
The following link contains a more detailed description, the application and student resources: THE 2016 CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE