CUMBERLAND REGIONAL High School students Leslie Baez, Connor Bondi, and Logan Willis recently attended a reception and Demo Day event on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in recognition of winning the Congressional App Challenge for New Jersey's 2nd District. While in Washington, the group had the opportunity to attend a welcome reception sponsored by Amazon at its corporate facility. The reception allowed the students to meet winners from other districts as well as representatives from the tech community. Leslie and Connor, both seniors, and Logan, a sophomore, enjoyed hearing remarks from sponsors and speaking directly to representatives from the U.S. Patent Office. While in D.C., the CRHS group also met with their representing congressman, U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, in addition to touring the Capitol to see their app on display, visiting several monuments, and being interviewed to speak about their involvement in the competition.
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