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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Rep. LaHood Announces Congressional App Challenge for 18th District High School Students

October 4, 2019
Press Release

PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the Congressional App Challenge is now open for the high school students in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District. The goal of the Congressional App Challenge is to inspire, include, and innovate efforts around STEM, coding, and computer science education. 

“The Congressional App Challenge is an exciting opportunity for central and west-central Illinois high school students to showcase their talent in the innovative technology field,” said Rep. LaHood. “Computer science and STEM education are critical to our nation’s long-term success, and this competition highlights the great work so many students are doing in these areas. I look forward to seeing the impressive work students in Illinois’ 18th District can create.”

Congressional App Challenge Information

  • High school students who are interested in submitting can sign up by registering at the link here
  • The deadline for submitting applications is November 1, 2019
  • Please contact Rep. LaHood’s Peoria office at (309) 671-7027 if you are interested in participating in the competition or are looking for additional information