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PHOTOS: McGovern Congratulates Massachusetts Student Winners of Congressional App Challeng

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Worcester, MA, March 29, 2016 | comments

 Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) met with the Worcester and Northborough students who won the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for the Massachusetts 2nd Congressional District. The winners included Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School students Benjamin Duby, Thomas Narusevicious, Anthony Abusamra, and Zach Vance and Algonquin Regional High School students Thomas Hayden, Gustavo Pazi, and Josh Gordon.

“I am excited to congratulate these amazing students on these exceptional apps which highlight the importance of computer science and STEM education, great local teachers, and the incredible potential of our young people,” Congressman McGovern said. “The Congressional App Challenge encourages students to be creative and teaches skills that will help to open so many doors to good-paying jobs and exciting careers. To all of our Massachusetts students and teachers, I say keep up the great work. I can’t wait to see all the great apps submitted by our students next year.”

The app developed by the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School students is for the Android operating system and allows users to record homework assignments and plan their weekly agendas. The app developed by the Algonquin Regional High School students is for the Android operating system and provides useful knowledge for first aid situations on the go.

Click here to read more about the Congressional App Challenge.


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