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Milton’s Developers Place in Teen Hacks Competition

Along with computer science faculty member Chris Hales, Milton’s programmers attended the Teen Hacks LI Hackathon in Long Island, New York. Aaron Lockhart ’21, Sebby Park ’21, Tim Colledge ’21, and Aaron’s friend built an app called BiParse, which indicates whether a given article has a liberal or a conservative bias. They earned first place in the competition. Sur+, built by Zack Ankner ’20 and Alex Rodriguez ’20, lets users donate a certain percentage of every payment they make to a charity of their choice. They earned third place. Miriam Zuo ’20, Kendelle Grubbs ’20, and Shiloh Liu ’22 built Find Your Reps, an app that allows Americans to learn about their local representatives. James Perreault ’21 built CensorFlow, a parental-controls app for Google Chrome. Ben Botvinick ’21 teamed up with a friend from Philadelphia to build Charity Banner, which allows web developers to donate income from their web traffic to charity.

The Power of Imagination

At the heart of Milton’s mission is its commitment to nurturing every student’s curiosity about the world and the endless possibilities for growth and change. In this issue, we feature some of the thinkers, artists, and scientists among us who’ve never stopped imagining, bringing new ideas and perspectives into a complex world.