MVCTC Game Programming and Web Applications students participated on December 7, in the Miami Valley Teen Coding Challenge sponsored by AT&T and Sinclair Community College. CONTRIBUTED

MVCTC students win at coding challenge

ENGLEWOOD – MVCTC Game Programming and Web Applications students participated in the Miami Valley Teen Coding Challenge on Dec. 7.

Area students wrote code and developed working Android applications focused on improving data security, and on having a potential impact on the Miami Valley region.

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The app “PassKey” was developed by Jaime Martin (Miamisburg), Jena Flora (Mississinawa Valley), Matt Hasman (Carlisle), and Amethyst Smith (Tri-Village) securely tracks and generates passwords for an individual. The PassKey group will split the second place $1,500 cash prize amongst themselves.

The Diabetes Tracker developed by Cody Puskas (Brookville), Aaron Henerson (West Carrollton), and Nolan Archer (Franklin Monroe) earned third palce, splitting $1,000 amongst themselves.

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The students plan to continue to add features to their apps, and post them to their personal portfolio websites at gw.mvctc.com.

Instructor Melissa Goodall says, “This is a great competition. It was challenging, and the students really stepped up. I’m very proud of how they did, and their apps show some very impressive coding. I look forward to competing again next year.”

For information about MVCTC, visit www.mvctc.com.

CASEY LAUGHTER

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