McEachin announces 2018 Congressional App Challenge winner

Donald McEachinCongressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced the winner of the 4th Congressional District’s 2018 Congressional App Challenge – Dylan Pruitt, who won with his application “Heroku MUD.” Dylan is a senior in the engineering specialty program at Nansemond River High School in Suffolk.

“Dylan’s dedication to coding and designing a new app is most impressive. A command of computer science skills will be a wonderful skill in our 21st-century workforce and Dylan is well on his way to achieving greater success,” said Congressman Donald McEachin. “I am proud of Dylan and look forward to his bright future.”

The Congressional App Challenge is the most prestigious competition that acknowledges students for their command of computer science. Dylan will represent Virginia’s 4th Congressional District at the federal level. His Heroku MUD app will be on display in the United States Capitol.


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