CPD Hackathon App Winners

December 15, 2015

Presentation before panel of judges(top), 3 teams(left), 2 screenshots of winning app(right)

Presentation before panel of judges(top), 3 teams(left), 2 screenshots of winning app(right)

Lake View, Lane, Whitney Young, and Von Steuben were some of the 10 schools that competed on Saturday Dec 12th for 6 six hours at the Chicago Police Hackathon hosted at 1871. Over 70 students were challenged with making an app that connected to the Chicago Police Department and helped the community.

Lake View enlisted 3 teams. Lake View was the only school with apps that actually worked and were prototyped versus concepts.  One of LVHS' team, WindyCity Crime App, had multiple features and took first place, beating out Lane and Whitney Young in the finalist round. The team walked away with Dell laptops and recognition of their hard work. The winning team consited of Damian Medina(12th), Alexis Ahmed(12th), Biruk Yigzaw(11th), Daisy Tellez(12th), Jia Yu Huang(12th), Tristan Berger, Yuriy Shepta(12th).