App Contest Inspires More Students to Learn Design

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App Contest Inspires More Students to Learn Design

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by Bonnie Shelton
KTVB.COM
Posted on December 19, 2013 at 7:22 AM

MIDDLETON -- Students at Middleton Middle School hope to continue a winning tradition in a nationwide contest.

They’re learning teamwork and technological skills by building apps for Android phones.

Last year, a group of Middleton students won “best in state” for their app based on the periodic table.

That success inspired even more students to take part in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge this time around.

"It's amazing what students this age can come up with," said computer applications teacher Bob Santi. "It's just kind of grown like wildfire."

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