HHS Students Win State Verizon App Contest

HHS Students Win State Verizon App Contest

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Education

CONTENT: Article

Two future backpackers are hiking along the edge of a steep rocky slope when one trips and tumbles down the jagged, rocky slope.

As the other hiker reaches his injured friend, he reaches for his smart phone to bring up DEB, an app developed by Hillsboro High School students with lifesaving first aid information.

It’s an idea that took a step closer to reality this past week, as six HHS students who developed the concept for the app learned that they won “Best in State” in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.

See the full article from the Hillsboro Star-Journal, here.