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Rep. Bucshon Announces Winners of Congressional App Challenge

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN-08) announced the winners of 2023 Congressional App Challenge for Indiana’s 8th Congressional District. The Congressional App Challenge is a competition designed to engage students from across the country in computer science and coding. More than ever before, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills, including computer science, are vital to compete in the workforce, to build a culture of innovation and to spur economic growth. The competition is intended to promote student engagement in STEM fields and to encourage them to pursue skills that will serve them throughout their careers. Students in middle or high school are encouraged to compete by creating and exhibiting an app for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice. Dr. Bucshon released the following statement regarding the competition:

“I am thrilled to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the winners of the 2023 Congressional App Challenge, a testament to the creativity and ingenuity of Indiana’s 8th district students,” said Dr. Bucshon. “In a world increasingly shaped by technology, fostering STEM skills is paramount and I will continue to advocate and encourage students to use technology to address important issues. Congratulations to these talented students; your ability to think critically and problem-solve will undoubtedly play a crucial role in shaping the future of Indiana and our nation.”

The winners of the 2023 Congressional App Challenge for Indiana’s 8th Congressional District are:

1st Place: Squarey’s Mathematical Adventure created by Tolen Schreid, Jonah Wu, Michael Greif, and Nicholas Braeman (Signature School – Evansville, IN).