St. Anne’s-Belfield School will host its fifth annual SPARK! Hackathon on Feb. 1 & 2, 2020. This two-day event of learning and making is open to high school students throughout the region, and offers participants a unique opportunity to connect with industry experts and fellow teens passionate about changing the world through technology. Students from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply.
The Feb. 1 Learn-a-thon will bring together mentors from across the technology industry to provide hands-on workshops to all participants, while the Feb. 2 Hackathon will offer teams of participants time to solve real world problems via technological creations. Teams will present their solutions during a 7:00 p.m. Demo Party open to the public.
This free event is part of the SPARK! Computer Science Program at St. Anne’s-Belfield School, which also offers low-cost summer experiences for middle and high school students and a free summer Computer Science Institute for grades K – 12 teachers. For more information on SPARK! or to apply to the 2020 Hackathon visit spark.stab.org.