St. Helens Students Win 'Best In State' Prize For App

Feb 5, 2014 12:45 AM ET
Campaign: Education

Originally published on Portland Tribune Friday, January 24, 2014

Written by Mark Miller 

Five students at St. Helens Middle School received an award for producing a computer application judged to be the “Best in State,” Carol Dowsett, the school’s principal, announced Wednesday, Jan. 22.

A team of students in teacher Maia Fastabend’s eighth-grade technology class is Oregon’s middle school winner in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, Dowsett told the St. Helens School District board of directors at its Wednesday evening meeting.

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