Cigarroa students win Congressional App Challenge

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Two Cigarroa High School students were named the Congressional App Challenge Winners for 2018.

Andres Gutierrez and Antonio Poros won the competition thanks to their app, “Ode To the Stars”.

According to Gutierrez, the app that the students designed was very similar to games like Super Mario.

The Toro upperclassmen both say they were thrilled that their hard work finally paid off.

Congressional App Challenge winners are named in each participating Congressional District nationwide.

The winners each receive a trip to Washington D.C. as well as $250 courtesy of Amazon.