Verizon Foundation Launches App Challenge for Middle and High School Students

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Verizon Foundation Launches App Challenge for Middle and High School Students

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.@verizongiving App Challenge is chance 4 middle & HS #students to create app, bring to market & win #grant! #STEM http://bit.ly/HqlS2M
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:15am

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The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.

The mobile app design competition aims to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects and empower them to create STEM-related app concepts that solve real-world problems in their community or school. Students have a chance to win Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets courtesy of Samsung Telecommunications America, cash grants of up to $20,000 for their school, and the opportunity to team up with app development experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab to build and bring their apps to life. Verizon will help winning teams bring their app to the Google Play store, available for download.

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