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Students from Kingsbury High School win two first prizes at Young App Developer of the Future competition
Angry Birds, move aside: teenagers from Kingsbury have won two prizes for building the best new apps.
The Year 12 pupils from Kingsbury High School won two first prize awards at the Young App Developer of the Future competition.
The winning apps were a quiz to test the user's geography knowledge and an informative app celebrating different cultures.
They will be collecting their prizes on Friday March 8 when they attended the Big Bang Near-Me event at Stanmore College.
The students developed the apps based on a given design brief, which tested their programming, graphic design and project management skills.
They impressed judges from companies such as Google and Capgemini, an IT solutions consultancy.
The students will presented with certificates and have won the chance to work alongside developers, analysts and managers at Capgemini for a day.
Ushma Bhudia, 17, hopes to study at computer science at university and said: “We were so happy because we spent so much time, after school, during our free periods and at home, working on the apps.”