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Blue Ox Announces App Challenge 2017 Winners

May 22, 2017

Blue Ox Technologies Ltd. announced the winners of its first-ever app challenge for Maine students! Of the approximately two dozen students from Caribou to Saco who registered for the contest, we are proud to recognize the creations presented by Ryan Topham and Devin Christianson.

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First Prize: Homeworker by Ryan Topham

Homeworker enables students to track homework due dates and make notes about the work to be done. The app also includes a screen with inspirational sayings to give students a little motivational push when they’re stuck. For his organized, well-executed design, Ryan received the $1000 first prize.

Ryan is an eighth grade student at Massabesic Middle School in East Waterboro, Maine.


Second Prize: Chord Calculator by Devin Christianson

Chord Calculator plays basic chords, as requested by the user, to familiarize a student with chord structure. For his streamlined approach to solving a problem for beginner students, Devin received the $500 second prize.

Devin Christianson is a high school senior at Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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