Lenovo and NAF Announce 2017 Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Development "Fan Favorite"

(DALLAS) – Jul 11, 2017:  Lenovo currently announced during a 2017 NAF Next Conference this year’s 2017 Lenovo Scholar Network “Fan Favorite” mobile app honoree. Following a tip 5 apps announcement of this year’s inhabitant Lenovo Scholar Network mobile app growth competition, Lenovo and NAF invited a winning teams from 5 NAF academies to showcase a apps they grown during this year’s discussion in Dallas, Texas.
 
The final 5 were selected by a row of judges, including member from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), members of preparation and tech media, Lenovo leadership, and NAF alumni who were formerly partial of a Lenovo Scholar Network. Online voting between May 16 – Jul 10 dynamic a final “Fan Favorite” winner, CPRonDemand, from Enloe High School Academy of Health Science in Raleigh, NC.

CPRonDemand is a user-friendly app that guides a user by CPR in a eventuality of cardiac arrest. Click here for a brief video proof of CPRonDemand.  


 
The mobile app foe is partial of a Lenovo Scholar Network, a partnership that Lenovo and NAF combined in 2014 to inspire larger seductiveness among underserved high propagandize students in STEM subjects, while enabling them with entrepreneurial and record skills indispensable to pursue careers in mechanism science, programming and engineering. Teams from 50 NAF academies grown scarcely 100 apps during a 2016-2017 educational year as partial of a program, powered by Lenovo-provided ThinkPad laptops and Yoga tablets to assist in development, coding, and contrast of apps.

At NAF Next, any of a winning tyro teams presented a winning app. In further to CPRonDemand from Enloe High School Academy of Health Science, a other 4 winning app teams from a inhabitant foe who presented were:
 

 
Learn some-more about this year’s winners here. The “Fan Favorite” group will also accept state-of-the-art technology, pleasantness of Lenovo.

“The Lenovo Scholar Network ‘Fan Favorite’ is a prominence of NAF Next any year, as it is an superb event to showcase a tough work and creativity of a students to a whole NAF network and concede for one to take home an additional honor,” pronounced NAF President, JD Hoye. “Congratulations to this year’s ‘Fan Favorite’ personality and all of a winning tyro teams who participated – we all should be really unapproachable of your accomplishments!”
 
“Investing in STEM education, and organizations like NAF, are critical to Lenovo since these immature people are a subsequent era of talent that will minister to a company’s destiny creation and success,” pronounced Rob Cato, executive director, Public Sector, Workstation OEM Sales during Lenovo, who presented a Fan Favorite endowment to CPRonDemand from Enloe High School Academy of Health Science on Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017.
 
Lenovo Scholar Network expands to offer some-more than 3,000 NAF students for a 2017-2018 propagandize year
 
In a initial year, 10 NAF IT academies were invited with a idea of reaching 250 students and surpassed a idea by portion some-more than 400 students nationwide.  As a Lenovo Scholar Network prepares to enter a fourth year, it is approaching to offer some-more than 3,000 NAF students opposite a country.
 
As partial of a Lenovo Scholar Network, students work with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab’s App Inventor growth tool, a web-based apparatus for formulating Android apps, to build and exam their apps on Lenovo devices. NAF and MIT work together to yield technical assistance to teachers in a Lenovo Scholar Network and to rise support materials for teachers regulating MIT App Inventor.
 
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About NAF
NAF is a inhabitant network of education, business, and village leaders who work together to safeguard that high propagandize students are college, career, and destiny ready.

NAF works with high need communities to renovate a high propagandize knowledge by an educational pattern that includes industry-specific curricula, work-based training experiences, and relations with business professionals, culminating in a paid internship. NAF academies fit within and raise propagandize systems, permitting NAF to turn an constituent partial of a devise for aloft feat during a low cost. NAF academies concentration on one of 5 career themes: finance, liberality tourism, information technology, engineering, and health sciences. During a 2016-17 propagandize year, some-more than 96,000 students attended 675 NAF academies opposite 36 states, including D.C. and a U.S. Virgin Islands. In 2016, NAF academies reported 96% of seniors graduated with 92% of graduates with post-secondary intentions. For some-more information, greatfully visit: http://naf.org/