Several students from J.M. Wright Technical High School were recognized this week during Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz’s Computing Challenge event, an educational coding-based competition for CT students aimed to inspire health and wellness.
Over 300 app ideas were submitted from K-12 in several categories and approximately 40 projects were recognized at event, hosted at the Infosys Tech and Innovation Hub in Hartford, Connecticut.
The students from the J.M. Wright Technical High School Information Technology (IT) program developed a prototype for an app called “Star Athlete,” which was inspired in the absence of gym time and trainers during the pandemic, aimed to maintain fitness by designing free custom workout plans. The students recognized from J.M. Wright include Dilia Carillo-Muralles, Ben Reyez and Easton Ramirez. The IT Department Head and advisor to the project was Subha Pandalai.