• Media Advisory: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer to Honor 'App Challenge' Winners

    February 1, 2018
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) CEO, Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, will welcome Congressman Steny H. Hoyer to Gwynn Park High School today to see students demonstrate innovative new technology applications.

    Congressman Hoyer is visiting the school to honor four students who were among the top five winners of the fourth annual Fifth Congressional District App Challenge.  

    WHO: The Honorable Steny H. Hoyer, U.S. House of Representatives

    Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, CEO, Prince George’s County Public Schools

    Gwynn Park High School winners of Congressional App Challenge:

    Ian Barnes (First Place, “Break Ball”), Destini Brown (Second Place, “How Are You Feeling?”), Sean Mason (Fourth Place, “Math Genius”), and Darius Green (Fifth Place, “Simple Calculator”)

    WHAT: Congressional App Challenge demonstration

    WHEN: Thursday, February 1, 2018 

    9:00-10:30 a.m.

    WHERE: Gwynn Park High School

    13800 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, MD

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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.