East Montpelier Amazon River Dolphins Create Reuse-It App

in 2017-18 School Year/STEM

The Amazon River Dolphins, a FIRST Lego League Team from East Montpelier, Vermont has been named ‘Best in State’ in the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge for their smart phone app, Reuse-it.

The Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge is a nationwide competition for students to design a smart phone app aimed at “solving societal issues in their schools and communities.” The learning experience is meant to spark greater interest in STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and math.

The East Montpelier team will receive a $5000 award from the Verizon Foundation for the East Montpelier Elementary Parent Teacher Neighbor Org. and tablets for each of the students.  To learn more, view the news presentation on My Champlain Valley.

And to learn more about the Amazon River Dolphins, view their blog.