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February 3, 2017

6th annual International Autonomous Robot Competition features local kids

Del Mar Times July, 2013 “Learning how to write computer programs is something every kid should know in this age of high technology,” Third District San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts said as he opened the 6th annual International Autonomous Robot Competition at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park recently.
December 5, 2016

The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers: Mentoring the Next Generation of Programming

By: Sherry Booth Freeman, Ph.D. NC State Unniversity "One of the greatest challenges facing the U.S. technology economy today is a crucial shortage of skilled and trained information technology professionals. While there are currently more than  half a million open jobs across every industry that require computing skills, employers are only able to fill an estimated 30% of the positions.
November 29, 2016

Local Students Create Mobile Crime App

Del Mar Times, November 2016

High-crime areas are unfortunately becoming a reality.  To help find safe driving routes, a team of students at The League Of Amazing Programmers has created a new app Steer Clear San Diego.  The app computes relative danger of a designated route based on local crime data bases.  Mentored by teacher Site Mao, the app was written by  Ruoya Yan,  Matthew Smith, Ryan Nemiroff, TJ Gascho and Nicholas Contreras as  part of their level 6 “social good” project.

August 29, 2016

Local students Oracle Certified Workforce Ready

Del Mar Times, August 2016 Article unavailable at this time.
August 23, 2016

The League Attends Navy Gold Coast Event at San Diego Convention Center

Lead Teacher Keith Groves along with students Yashwin Madakamutil, Alec Howell and Evan Wright represented The LEAGUE.  The students are pictured talking to The Honorable Janine A. Davidson, Under Secretary of the Navy who is the 2nd highest ranking civilian official in the Department of the Navy. STEM Committee at 2016 Navy Gold Coast Gold Coast 2016 was another successful event for NDIA SD Chapter STEM Committee and their Robotic Demonstration at Gold Coast. The kids and their robots seem to always capture Industry and Government attention year after year and this year was no different. The Honorable Janine A. Davidson, Under Secretary of the Navy and Ms. Emily Harman, Director, DON Office of Small Business Programs met with the students and their robots. The Under Secretary of the Navy led the kids over to SPAWAR SSC-Pacific exhibit area to talk with SSC-Pacific engineering staff. School Robotic Teams in attendance include; Kearney High School HammerHeads led by John Driego de Dios, San Dieguito High School Academy Paradox, LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers led by Keith Groves, Westview High School Team #3341, Francis Parker 2485 WarLords led by Ryan Griggs, Boys and Girls Clubs of greater San Diego Dragons led by Sandra Adarwash, San Ysidro High School Cougarbots led by Carrie Northum, Poway High School Team 1622 and Team Spyder led by Rodger Dohm, Olympic View Elementary School FLL Team 3454 and Chula Vista Elementary School District FLL Team 24238 led by Victoria Wiseman, Gloria McKearney, Mr. and Mrs. Jennings, and Miss MacDonald. Click here for more information about event                       Click here for more photos
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