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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

Stefanik Announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge Winners

December 2, 2016
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Co-Chair of the Congressional STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Caucus, announced that Abi Gustafson and Andrew Meseck of the Northern Adirondack Central School District have been named the winners for the 2016 NY-21 Congressional App Challenge.

“I am excited to announce that Abi and Andrew’s winning entry will be showcased at the U.S. Capitol for visitors from around the world to see,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “The North Country is home to many gifted students and I thank all who participated in this year’s Congressional App Challenge.”

Abi and Andrew designed, created, and showcased an app called “Train Rain”—an interactive children’s game that parents and educators can use to help teach children colors. Their winning app will be featured on the Congressional App Challenge website as well as be displayed in the U.S. Capitol building where it will be seen by visitors from around the world. You can view a video demonstration of their app here.

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