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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Congressional App Challenge

I am happy to announce that my office will once again be participating in the Internet Education Foundation’s 2017 Congressional App Challenge. In 2013, Congress established this challenge, recognizing that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills are becoming increasingly important to the economic success of the United States. People who are trained in these fields will be better equipped to find work and advance their career in a world that is increasingly dominated by technology.

This competition invites high school students around the country to compete against their classmates in creating their own software application for mobile devices, better known as an app. The application period is over and winners will be announced soon!

To learn about how to apply and to learn the rules surrounding the challenge, please click on the link at the bottom of the page. By entering this competition, each student is agreeing to follow the rules laid out by the challenge administrators and judges, so make sure to read through very carefully. Minnesota's Sixth District is home to many talented students and I am looking forward to seeing what everyone comes up with this year!


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