Cunningham, TN – Students from the Montgomery Central High School Academy of Plant and Animal Systems were named Best in State winners of the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge.
MCHS is now trying to win a grant from Verizon and have developed an app for their school. They are currently in second place! You can help support our MCHS Academy students by texting BUDDYCEN to 22333. Deadline for voting is February 14th.
Best in Nation and Fan Favorite teams receive an additional $15,000 award for their school or nonprofit group/club, in-person coding training from MIT experts, and an all-expenses-paid trip to the National TSA Conference in Orlando, FL for each team member and a parent/guardian in the summer.
Best in Nation and Fan Favorite winning teams will be announced on February 15th, 2017.
Read more about the app, which is a state winner in the Verizon App Challenge: https://appchallenge.tsaweb.org/vote/8081
About The Academies at CMCSS
The Academies at CMCSS are schools within a school aligned to a specific career theme. They are college and career preparatory small learning communities in which a select group of students focus their core class experience around a common career interest.
Students share many of the same teachers, allowing educators to collaborate with each other in the coordination of lesson planning and classroom activities that align to the academy theme. Incoming high school freshmen and rising sophomores have the opportunity to apply to seven different college and career academies across the district.
For more information on The Academies at CMCSS, visit http://www.cmcss.net/schools/academies.aspx