LISA North students win Girls of Promise -Coding for Good competition

  •  May 09, 2017

LISA North freshmen Ashanti Poindexter and Ta’Mya Jones won first place in the Girls of Promise Coding for Good competition for their project A & T Database they programmed with Python, on Thursday night at the 4H Center in Little Rock. The freshmen created the database to help Teachers, Students, and Parents communicate. 8th-grade female students at the STEM Runs the World conference determined the winning presentation.

Prizes included Apple watches, MacBook Pros, and gift cards.
The Department of Education Assistant Commissioner Anthony Owen congratulated the young women and encouraged them to continue coding even when they faced difficulties.
Currrant Technology Group Founding Partner, Sarah Daigle offered to connect the young women with a company in NW Arkansas currently working on a similar project using the Python language.
Also Governor Asa Hutchinson invited finalists to Arkansas State Capitol and he encourage our students for computer based projects.
Ashanti and Ta’Mya will continue to develop their communication database at LISA North under the direction of their AP Computer Principles teacher, Mr. Omer Sanlialp and their CRLP mentor Ms. Suzanne Rogers. LISA Academy North is a STEM focused school with a history of academic success.

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