Diaz-Balart Recognizes Winners of 2016 Congressional App Challenge



Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) announced the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for Florida’s 25th District. The winners were selected by an independent panel of local technology and STEM leaders who served as judges. From the 25th District, twenty-one students from three schools submitted seven original student-created apps.

1st Place: “Deepstone” created by Blake Anderson and William Pembleton from Gulf Coast High School in Naples. (Pictured with Congressman Diaz-Balart and Miami-Dade County School Board Member Susie V. Castillo)


2nd Place: “HW Tracker” created by Carolina Aguilar, Juancruz Gamero, and Nicholas Schnoor from Ronald Reagan High School in Doral. (Juancruz and Carolina pictured with Congressman Diaz-Balart)?

3rd Place: “Hit or Miss” created by Elizabeth Berenguer, Albert Charles, and Emilio De Leon from Jose Marti MAST Academy in Hialeah. (Emilio and Elizabeth pictured with Congressman Diaz-Balart)



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