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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Farmbook: 'There's an app for that'

Meeteetse middle school students win national competition

 

February 16, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Meeteetse Middle School team members hold up the $20,000 check that their Farmbook app won for the school during a celebration Wednesday morning for winning Best in Nation in the Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge. Left to right are: Meeteetse School technology teacher Clint Elliott, Kalvin Erickson, Molly Fremlin, Kiana Horsen, Delanie Salzman, Mickle Ogden, Dillon McClean, Cooper Randol and Meeteetse School science teacher Mike Power.

MEETEETSE – The Meeteetse Middle School team of Cooper Randol, Delanie Salzman, Kalvin Erickson, Kiana Horsen, Dillon McClean, Molly Fremlin and Mickle Ogden, were surprised Wednesday morning to learn that they had won Best in Nation in the Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, for their app Farmbook. The surprise came during a celebration disguised as a typical assembly attended by the entire school and parents.

The Meeteetse Middle School team is one of four middle schools in the country to earn this esteemed award. Verizon District Manager Greg Ellsworth stated that only four mid...



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