Congressman Hank Johnson to celebrate app challenge participants
Congressman Hank Johnson

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Congressman Hank Johnson

District 4 Congressman will honor students and teachers who participated in the 2019 Congressional App Challenge on Friday, Jan. 24, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Black Box Theater, 910 Center St., NE, Conyers.

The challenge was open to students and faculty from Congressional District 4, which includes DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale, and Newton counties.

Judges for the contest included representatives from Pandora Music and the Culture Base Mobile Application.

Established in 2015, the Congressional App Challenge is a nationwide contest hosted by the U.S. House of Representatives in effort to promote computer science education. A total of 123 districts in 33 states participate annually.

“Science and technology are transforming our world, and we must do all we can to ensure our kids are taking part in that growth,” said Johnson. “Join me in showing how proud we are of the students who participated in our annual app challenge.”

To find out more about the Congressional App Challenge, visit


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