Congressman Van Taylor Announces 2020 Congressional App Challenge

Initiative Aims to Encourage Student Engagement in Computer Science

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PLANO, September 10, 2020 | Anna R. McCormack ((202) 570-0927) | comments
U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced his office is now accepting entries for the 2020 Congressional App Challenge (CAC).
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PLANO - Today, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced his office is now accepting entries for the .

Each year, the Congressional App Challenge presents an opportunity for innovative middle school and high school students to put their skills to work on any platform and in any programming language they desire to create their own app. The winning apps are eligible to be featured in the U.S. Capitol Building and on the Congressional App Challenge website.

Congressman Van Taylor stated, "Recognizing the importance of STEM skills is critical to our country's future. The Congressional App Challenge is an exciting way to foster interest in these critical fields and encourage students to learn more about related career paths. I can't wait to see the innovative work from students in Texas' Third Congressional District."

The Congressional App Challenge is open to all U.S. high school and middle school students in Texas' Third Congressional District. Challenge participants are invited, either as individuals or in teams of up to four, to create and submit their own software app for mobile, tablet, or other computing devices on a platform of their choice.

To participate, students must register online and submit their apps before 11:00 AM CST on October 19, 2020.

For more information about the Congressional App Challenge, or to register, please visit Congressman Taylor's website.

For additional questions, please contact Gabi Pate in Congressman Taylor's Collin County office by phone at (972) 202- 4150 or by email.

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