Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) visited Fullerton School District members participating in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge, including Nicolas Junior High School and Robert C. Fisler Elementary School. Rep. Royce was selected as the national Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge due to his leadership in promoting STEM education.
“As Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge, I know that a workforce proficient in STEM skills is critical to the United States leading the global economy. If we want California to remain the innovation capital of the world, we need to encourage young people to pursue the study of science, technology, engineering, and math. I’m blown away by the creativity, ingenuity, and talent displayed by these Fullerton School District students. Thank you to all of the competitors, teachers, and administrators participating in this team effort. I look forward to testing the final products,” said Rep. Royce.
The Congressional App Challenge is designed to engage students’ creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields. It allows students to compete by creating and exhibiting their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet or computer devices on a platform of their …read more
Source:: U.S. Rep. Ed Royce