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Students invited to compete in App Challenge

The 2024 Congressional App Challenge is open to all middle and high school students in Virginia’s First Congressional District, according to Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross). The deadline for this year’s competition is Oct. 24.

The Congressional App Challenge is designed to encourage students’ participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education fields, a release from Wittman’s office said. This nationwide event allows middle and high school students from across the country to compete against their peers by creating and exhibiting their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.

“The commonwealth is home to many bright young students, and I encourage all eligible students to submit an application to this year’s Congressional App Challenge,” said Wittman. “I look forward to seeing the hard work and talent from our Virginia students in their submissions.”

The winning students’ apps will be eligible ...

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