Griffith Announces Opening of 2022 Congressional App Challenge

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement announcing the opening of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge for Ninth Congressional District students:

“The Congressional App Challenge encourages students to demonstrate their talents, engage their creativity, and explore the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. I look forward to seeing the apps developed by the ingenuity of Ninth District students.”

To participate in the challenge, middle school or high school students can choose to work individually or in groups of up to four students. Participants may create and submit their own app for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.

Students are encouraged to register online by September 30, 2022, before submitting their completed app by November 1, 2022. Full details about the contest can be found on the website at

Faculty or students may contact Tammie Bebout in the Abingdon district office at 276-525-1405 or by email at or Josh Hess in the Christiansburg office at 540-381-5671 or with any questions related to the competition.