MCS Takes 1st, 2nd, & 3rd at the AppJam+ Finale

On the evening of December 6th, MCS students presented their mobile apps at the AppJam+ Fall 2017 Showcase Finale held at UCI, the culmination of our after school Mobile GameApp Creation class offered to 5th-8th students. During the 10-week class, our students were mentored by UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton computer science and engineering students and supported by MCS Director of Technology and Maker Education Mrs. Rodriguez.

We are excited to report that MCS students swept 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and also the overall poster design competition!

  • People’s Choice Poster Award: Team ‘Cool Name Pending’
  • 3rd Place: Team ‘Cool Name Pending’
  • 2nd Place: Team ‘WDEK’
  • 1st Place: Team ‘Kansas Kitties’

Congratulations to all MCS teams and participants Connor Abel, Shane Awad, Mitchell Bahnsen, Daylin Caamano, Madison Church, Keegan DeMots, Luke Doyle, Connor Engelbrecht, Evan Hong, Jayden Kim, Kailey Lew, Caeden Moore, Sofia Mottesi, Jenna Paidosh, Spence Richards, Lillian Sherbanee, Lucas Sullivan, Dylan Taylor, Abby Thies, Peter Thompson, Kent Wilkison, and Brian Zhu.

Thank you also to Mrs. Rodriguez for her leadership and passion in the area of technology, and for providing this opportunity to our students! Thank you also to the many parents and staff members who came out to support our team! Other Orange County schools in attendance were Harbor Day, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, Alamitos Intermediate – Boys & Girls Club of Garden Grove.

Please enjoy the MCS introduction video on Youtube from the event.

Look for videos and photos of the event coming soon on the Dreams for Schools and the www.appjamplus.org sites and on the AppJam+ Facebook page.

Celebrating our students joyFULLY,

Troy Moore
Head of School
Mariners Christian School

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