Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Cristo Rey team wins Warnock High School Innovation Challenge

They proposed a mobile app to connect Cristo Rey alumni.

Three members of the Cristo Rey team show off their certificate and a $5,000 check made out to the Jesuit high school.

(Photo courtesy of Warnock Foundation)

A team from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School won the Warnock Foundation’s Baltimore High School Innovation Challenge, the foundation announced Thursday.
The team of four students — Keynell Washington, Lem Bourne, Corey Hairston and Justine Mudiay — proposed a mobile app to connect Cristo Rey alumni. The proposal won the Upper Fells Point school $5,000 and a spot in the winter 2015 issue of the foundation’s Baltimore Social Innovation Journal.
Projects from Green Street Academy and MERIT Scholars took home second and third place projects, respectively, while Baltimore School for the Arts won an award for best attendance. City Neighbors High School, REACH! Partnership SchoolBenjamin Franklin High SchoolVivien T. Thomas High School for Medical Arts, Dunbar High School and Western High School were also represented in the finals.

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