Four Secondary School Girls Develop App to Tackle Parking-Lot Obstruction Menace

L-R: Miss Daniella Ekweke; Miss Victory Yinka-Banjo; Mr. Oluwatosin Olaleye, Instructor, New Horizons Nigeria; Miss Gbopemioluwa Olukoga; and Miss Tanyalouise Ekweke

Four students from Princeton College Girls that government can use to tackle menace of obstructive parking in Nigeria particularly in Lagos with the use of location sensors, database, and app inventor’s interface and more.

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Their creativity, which brought honour to their school, the girls:Miss Daniella Ekekwe (Grade 11); Miss Gbopemioluwa Olukoga (Grade 11); Miss Victory Yinka-Banjo (Grade 11); and Miss Tanyalouise Ekekwe (Grade 12) won them the 2019 African Regional Technovation Contest.

Four female students from Princeton College, Surulere, Lagos under the tutelage of New Horizons Computer Learning Centre, the school’s ICT partner, have emerged the African regional winner for the 2019 Technovation Contest.

This year’s contest held at Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.

The innovative application developed by Princeton College girls name Frostbits, according to the developers, users can easily park their cars without worrying about interference from other drivers.

The app developed by the girls came first in the ‘Senior Division Regional 2019 Technovation Competition”

A statement from New Horizon noted that hope is not lost for Nigerian Educational System “because we still have some top quality schools like Princeton College Surulere which have begun to groom our youths for a brighter tomorrow and produce great innovations through highly valued IT skills that can impact the general social life and also contribute to the liberation of Nigerian Economy from its present dilemma”.

Princeton Schools Education Director, Dr (Mrs) Dolapo Bankole while congratulating her students and the parents and the teacher who collaborate to make win the prize said: “Our emphasis in Princeton school is to produce students with 21st century skills in Sciences and Technology, so that students from our school can compete effectively with their counterparts in Europe, America and Asia”.

The chief executive officer, New Horizons, Mr Tim Akano, rejoicing with the Board of Directors and Parents of Princeton School for the deliberate quality education the school offers, said “Princeton is one of the topmost schools in Nigeria where parents who desire the best future for their children should patronise.

“The standard of education is high and very robust. We are happy to be part of their success and look forward to even bigger international achievement in future together with Princeton,” Akano added.

Princeton College (secondary school arm of Princeton Schools) is situated in Surulere, with a well-qualified and experienced staff to graduate responsible and self-sufficient citizens with strong critical thinking and academic skills.

Princeton College in partnership with New Horizons Computer Learning Centre (The World’s Largest Independent IT & Business Skills Training Company) support provides a dynamic, comprehensive Information Communication and Technology (ICT) project-based training curriculum to all the students of Princeton College in an exciting, challenging and innovative way.

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