Several Saline County students placed in the top spots in the 2022 Congressional App Challenge. US Rep. French Hill recently announced the winners of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge for the Second Congressional District in Arkansas.
This year’s panel of judges included Jay Chesshir, President and CEO, Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce; Thomas Wallace, Web Design and Development/Information Technology Program Coordinator, UALR Information Science Department; and Daniel Schutte, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Venture Center.
Sabian Murry – Bryant High School – 12th Grade
Sabian’s app provides a list of the most common objectives that need to be completed as high school seniors progress through their senior year leading up to graduation and the fall semester of college. As different tasks are completed in her app, the user can checklist them and redirect them to the website to make any necessary edits or ensure its completion.
Lydia Payne and Kiya Britt – Bryant High School – 12th Grade
Lydia and Kiya’s app assists students in areas required to graduate such as specific math and sciences, and redirects users to websites for the content they need.
Luke Tolbert and Drake Wahl – Benton High School – 12th Grade
Luke and Drake’s app provides information to Arkansas citizens about why, if, how and where they can vote.
Sanjay Iyer, Prisha Bhandari, Ivan Baker and Janani Sankar – Forest Heights STEM Academy – 7th Grade
This team’s app notifies users of proper nutrition for good physical and mental health.
“I congratulate all who participated in this year’s Congressional App Challenge and thank everyone for their hard work,” stated Rep. Hill. “Every year, I am inspired by the creativity that the students of central Arkansas display and look forward to seeing what all participants accomplish in the future.”