by Angela Guess
According to a recent press release, “Lenovo and its nonprofit partner focused on high school education, NAF, today announced the top five winners from NAF academies participating in the third annual Lenovo Scholar Network National Mobile App Development Competition. The competition and app development program encourages greater interest among underserved high school students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) while providing them with the high-tech skills to succeed in the 21st century. In this competition, teams of students from 50 Lenovo Scholar Network academies across the U.S. spent months developing mobile apps that will be of service in their classrooms and communities. The results every year are incredible.” The five winning apps were Alacrity, CPRonDemand, Iris, Welcome to IB!, Where’s Our Bus App?
The release goes on, “The final five were chosen by a panel of judges including representatives from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), members of education and tech media, Lenovo leadership and NAF alumni who were also part of the Lenovo Scholar Network. The winning teams will present their apps at NAF’s annual teacher’s development conference, NAF Next 2017, in Dallas July 9-12. ‘Fan Favorite’ voting opens today and will be open through July 10. The winning team will also receive state-of-the-art technology, courtesy of Lenovo. Visit the Lenovo Scholar Network site to view the top 5 and to vote.”
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