2017 Winners

Over 4,100 students across the nation signed up to participate in 2017 Congressional App Challenge. Listed below the interactive map are the winners from each of the participating 190 Congressional districts (organized alphabetically by state) along with the link to each app’s demonstration video.

*TBD: Indicates that the Member of Congress has yet to announce the winner. Please contact their office for winner information.


  • AK-AL Rep. Don Young: Ian Cambridge for the app: Simon9


  • AL-02 Rep. Martha Roby: TBD


  • AZ-02 Rep. Martha McSally: Christopher McCormick for the app: Laser Cut Box Generator
  • AZ-05 Rep. Andy Biggs: Jacob Steineke for the app: One Shield
  • AZ-07 Rep. Ruben Gallego: TBD*
  • AZ-09 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema: Lily Castle, Katherine Katsenes, Katherine Thomas, and Emily Conn for the app: Teens For Political Action AZ


  • AR-01 Rep. Rick Crawford: Isabella Guerrero, Anastacia Guerrero, Caroline Ward, and Logan Turner for the app: ROA Calculator
  • AR-02 Rep. French Hill: TBD*
  • AR-03 Rep. Steve Womack: Arjun Krishna and Arthi Krishna for the app: BookGazers
  • AR-04 Rep. Bruce Westerman: Kenzie Glass and Kristie Glass for the app: bookworm


  • CA-02 Rep. Jared Huffman: Ethan Davis and Bennett Somerville for the app: abcPlan
  • CA-05 Rep. Mike Thompson: Isabella Dadsib and Arielle Adriano for the app: Memory Suit
  • CA-10 Rep. Jeff Denham: Haiying Zeng and Divya Katyal for the app: Homeless Network
  • CA-11 Rep. Mark DeSaulnier: Evan Chen for the app: SugarBPLog
  • CA-13 Rep. Barbara Lee: Vivian Phung, Raymond Huang, Hannah Barr, and Rachel Yang for the app: GNR: Restroom for All
  • CA-14 Rep. Jackie Speier: Erika Pilpre for the app: Observe!!
  • CA-15 Rep. Eric Swalwell: Ruchir Baronia for the app: Rescuer
  • CA-17 Rep. Ro Khanna: Kiran Kunigiri, Mihir Waknis, and Sahil Railkar for the app: Recollect
  • CA-18 Rep. Anna G. Eshoo: Olivia Chang for the app: Mere
  • CA-23 Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Diana Balderas for the app: Food Distribution
  • CA-26 Rep. Julia Brownley: Sophia Taylor and Abigail Creech for the app: ConnectMe
  • CA-28 Rep. Adam B. Schiff: Rohin Manvi for the app: Water Notifier
  • CA-29 Rep. Tony Cardenas: TBD*
  • CA-33 Rep. Ted W. Lieu: Samson Taxon for the app: StudySam
  • CA-39 Rep. Edward R. Royce: Darren Tsai, Eric Siu, and Kalvin Chang for the app: Aftermath
  • CA-44 Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan: Ta’corrie Cleveland, Isamari Paz Diaz, and Cesar Hernandez for the app: Easy for Elderly
  • CA-45 Rep. Mimi Walters: Sishir Giri for the app: Helpindesk
  • CA-47 Rep. Alan Lowenthal: TBD*
  • CA-49 Rep. Darrel Issa: TBD*
  • CA-52 Rep. Scott Peters: Padraig MacGabann for the app: Rescue




  • DE-00 Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester: TBD*

District of Columbia


  • FL-01 Rep. Matt Gaetz: John Chamblee for the app: Conway Stock Investment Trainer
  • FL-02 Rep. Neal Dunn: Hayden Nichols for the app: Cardinal Squadron
  • FL-03 Rep. Ted S. Yoho: Andrea Sanchez for the app: iVolunteer
  • FL-07 Rep. Stephanie Murphy: Carlson Sharpless for the app: Grammarlets
  • FL-10 Rep. Val Demings: Michael Russo for the app: Olympia Social Media App!
  • FL-12 Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis: Jason Davenport, Theo Jeffers, William West, and Jacob Siegel for the app: Procrastin8!
  • FL-13 Rep. Charlie Crist: Katie McGilvery for the app: DownTown
  • FL-15 Rep. Dennis Ross: TBD*
  • FL-20 Rep. Alcee Hastings: TBD*
  • FL-21 Rep. Lois Frankel: TBD*
  • FL-22 Rep. Ted Deutch: Sam Lewittes, Madelyn Wilson, and Madison McEwen for the app: Get Involved
  • FL-24 Rep. Frederica Wilson: TBD*
  • FL-25 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart: TBD*
  • FL-27 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: Gaetan Almela and Kristian Zedan for the app: ChromaTilt


  • GA-01 Rep. Buddy Carter: Cole Goldhill for the app: Wing Finder
  • GA-04 Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson: Jonathan Daniel for the app: TEFAP Tracker
  • GA-05 Rep. John Lewis: Maanit Madan for the app: Chef Cal
  • GA-06 Rep. Karen Handel: Ayush Goyal for the app: VolunteerNow


  • IL-03 Rep. Dan Lipinski: Scott Turro for the app: Water Ring Game
  • IL-05 Rep. Mike Quigley: Ava Hollis for the app: React
  • IL-06 Rep. Peter Roskam: Patrick Stephen for the app: Student Driver
  • IL-08 Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi: Bhargav Yadavalli, Aviral Saxena, Rahul Gudivada, and Evan Eckels for the app: Grubyr
  • IL-09 Rep. Jan Schakowsky: John Dattilo for the app: DiaLog
  • IL-10 Rep. Brad Schneider: Anmol Parande for the app: GoGreen
  • IL-13 Rep. Rodney Davis: Adam Walters for the app: Pixel Skies
  • IL-14 Rep. Randy Hultgren: Ishaan Patel and Matthew William for the app: Chem Combiner
  • IL-15 Rep. John Shimkus: TBD*
  • IL-18 Rep. Darin LaHood: Ruby Hirshmann, Mariah Cooley, Shaelyn Johnson, and Montreal Thomas for the app: Peoria Riverfront Museum App


  • IN-05 Rep. Susan W. Brooks: William Schrepferman for the app: ZCHS Clubs



  • KY-01 Rep. James Comer: Austin Fitzgerald and Christian Berry for the app: Balls vs. Aliens and Spikes
  • KY-03 Rep. John Yarmuth: Shreeya Arora for the app: Tracking Our Heroes
  • KY-05 Rep. Harold Rogers: TBD*
  • KY-06 Rep. Andy Barr: TBD*


  • LA-01 Rep. Steve Scalise : Anna Yue, Cody Armand, Claire Picou, and Charles Blackwell for the app: Cajun Cookout
  • LA-03 Rep. Clay Higgins: Marjorie Hooper, Deonta Trim, Jeremiah Willis, and David Calaisfor the app: Rescue Me
  • LA-06 Rep. Garret Graves: Evan Goldsmith for the app: The Schedule Tracker


  • ME-01 Rep. Chellie Pingree: John Wahlig and Pawan Yerramilli for the app: Headstart



  • MA-02 Rep. James P. McGovern: Shreya Chowdhary and Vanshika Chowdhary for the app: Walk With Me
  • MA-04 Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III: Hannah Cole, Catherine O’Brien, Jillian Stern, and Tiffany Tang for the app: Burst
  • MA-05 Rep. Katherine Clark: Raphael LeDonné for the app: Calculator
  • MA-06 Rep. Seth Moulton: Trisha Ballakur, Srija Nagireddy, Neel Bhalla, Mitali Gupte for the app: Illumination
  • MA-09 Rep. William R. Keating: Matthew Nugent, James Milinazzo, and Michael Teevens for the app: Get a Grip on Citizenship!!


  • MI-01 Rep. Jack Bergman: Colby Aho, Quinn Aho, and Yash Tiwari for the app: Glitch Golf
  • MI-02 Rep. Bill Huizenga: David Reidsma for the app: BrickSort
  • MI-04 Rep. John Moolenaar: Gerard Bringard, Emma Jamrog, Gwynne Oskan, and Preston Millward for the app: CampusPASS
  • MI-06 Rep. Fred Upton: TBD*
  • MI-07 Rep. Tim Walberg: Madison Burlett, Rose LaForest, Cate Start, and Alex Steinaway for the app: M.A.D. Planner
  • MI-11 Rep. Dave Trott: Clarissa Xu and Linda Weng for the app: Waddle
  • MI-12 Rep. Debbie Dingell: Donald Liveoak, Adam Schroeder, Jackson Pierce, and Alban Fejza for the app: FactoryLife


  • MN-02 Rep. Jason Lewis: TBD*
  • MN-03 Rep. Erik Paulsen: Jack Hong for the app: Pomo Timer
  • MN-06 Rep. Tom Emmer: Erika Mork, Ella Mork, Jessica Tober, and Samantha Pieper for the app: Time Resurrection


  • MS-01 Rep. Trent Kelly: TBD*
  • MS-02 Rep. Bennie Thompson: Anthony Thompson, Gerald Aldridge and Zion Blount for the app: STEM Adventures
  • MS-03 Rep. Gregg Harper: Carter Wachtel and Joseph Crum for the app: Defuse The Bomb



  • NE-02 Rep. Donald John Bacon: TBD*


  • NV-01 Rep. Dina Titus: TBD*
  • NV-03 Rep. Jacky Rosen: TBD*

New Hampshire

  • NH-01 Rep. Carol Shea-Porter: TBD*

New Jersey

  • NJ-02 Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo: Liakadja Whitesell, Hannah Tamagni, and Nishi Gupta for the app: Eating Green
  • NJ-04 Rep. Christopher H. Smith: Theresa Cardone, Luke Boylan, Adrian Wittmann and Jaspreet Kaur for the app: Lunch Buddy App
  • NJ-05 Rep. Josh Gottheimer: TBD*
  • NJ-06 Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.: Steven Vorona, Rishi Salwi, Kyle Liu, and Charvi Shah for the app: EmergenServe
  • NJ-07 Rep. Leonard Lance: Ameya Vaidya for the app: DrinkSafe
  • NJ-10 Rep. Donald Payne: Zoe Lynch for the app: GetGiveNJ
  • NJ-11 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen: Brandon Garcia and John Greco for the app: Skeleserve
  • NJ-12 Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman: Sahit Penmatcha for the app: Glimpse

New Mexico

  • NM-01 Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham: Thomas Fisher, Amber Rivera, and Ashton Nolte for the app: Save the Garden
  • NM-02 Rep. Steve Pearce: Jenna McClellan for the app: The Allergen Cookbook

New York

  • NY-01 Rep. Lee Zeldin: Syreneti DeLaCruz and Daniel Iacobacci for their app, Newfield Wolverine
  • NY-03 Rep. Tom Suozzi: Sarah Pethani and Jeffrey Yu for their app, Silent Voice
  • NY-04 Rep. Kathleen Ricel: Edward Noble for their app, Basic Spanish
  • NY-06 Rep. Grace Meng: TBD*
  • NY-08 Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Lucy Vuong, Samantha Zborouvsky, Daniil Kniazkou, and Shawn Bolkhovsky for the app: Skill Swapper
  • NY-09 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke: Burlyn Andall-Blake for the app: HelpMe
  • NY-10 Rep. Jerrold Nadler: TBD*
  • NY-11 Rep. Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.: Kathleen Coen for the app: SteerClear
  • NY-12 Rep. Carolyn Maloney: Navid Mamoon for the app: Centre News
  • NY-20 Rep. Paul Tonko: Nicholas Pacini for the app: Park Car
  • NY-21 Rep. Elise Stefanik: Collin Bolles for the app: Parking Assistant

North Carolina

  • NC-01 Rep. G.K. Butterfield: Cheyenne Sutton, My’kia Sanders and Trinity Sourlark for the app: StyleUrTalent
  • NC-02 Rep. George Holding: Cole Spector for the app: Speech Timer
  • NC-04 Rep. Davis Price: Aneesha Manocha, Abhijit Gupta, Anja Sheppard, and Vibhu Ambil for the app: Food for Thought y
  • NC-06 Rep. Mark Walker: Owen Sizemore and Alex Griswold for the app: Soccer Rumble
  • NC-09 Rep. Robert Pittenger: Nalini Dutt for the app: TRUST
  • NC-12 Rep. Alma S. Adams: Vietfu Tang for the app: Alacrity
  • NC-13 Rep. Ted Budd: Grace Ciambrone for the app: Bookbench

Northern Mariana Islands

  • MP-00 Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sabla: Daniel Villarmero and Chenoa Bunts-Anderson for the app: The Student Companion


  • OH-08 Rep. Warren Davidson: Nicholas Eyl, Jonathan Moran, and Jacob Waggoner for the app: ImpACT
  • OH-12 Rep. Pat Tiberi: Soham Joshi for the app: SaveWaterSaveLives
  • OH-13 Rep. Tim Ryan: Nathan Dort and Robert Frazier for the app: The Truth About Opioids
  • OH-14 Rep. Dave Joyce: Tianhe Xie for the app: iMathland


  • OK-01 Rep. Jim Bridenstine: Reeya Ramasamy, Khushi Parekh, and Swetha Anand for the app: Swap Donation


  • OR-01 Rep. Suzanne Bonamici: Divya Amirtharaj for the app: myVision
  • OR-02 Rep. Greg Walden: Tyson Seable for the app: Flare
  • OR-03 Rep. Earl Blumenauer: Henry Pigg and Eli Winkelman for the app: MelaKnow


  • PA-01 Rep. Robert Brady: Lucas Bennett, Jon Speirs, Kenneth Chiem, and David Merz for the app: C’s Swiss Army App
  • PA-02 Rep. Dwight Evans: Zachary Goldberg for the app: Pennsylvania Legislation tracker
  • PA-04 Rep. Scott Perry: Ian Cook for the app: Mathematical Journeys
  • PA-05 Rep. Glenn Thompson: Lachlan Campbell for the app: Hack Club
  • PA-06 Rep. Ryan Costello: Surya Ramanathan for the app: Prophexy
  • PA-07 Rep. Patrick Meehan: Kamran Kara-Pabani and Chaoyi Zha for the app: Moneta
  • PA-13 Rep. Brendan Boyle: TBD*
  • PA-14 Rep. Mike Doyle: Nick Zana, Fuad Youssef, Peter Wang, and Henry Friedlander for the app: SSA Student App

Rhode Island

  • RI-01 Rep. David Cicilline: TBD*

South Carolina

  • SC-03 Rep. Jeff Duncan: Hailey Root and Madison Haynes for the app: Service Tracker
  • SC-05 Rep. Ralph Norman: TBD*


  • TN-05 Rep. Jim Cooper: Delia Batdorff for the app: Triangle Calculation
  • TN-08 Rep. David Kustoff: Henry Abrams, Mason Rocha and Tyler Scarmastro for the app: Jump


  • TX-03 Rep. Sam Johnson: Rithwik Pattikonda and David Brooks for the app: Juke – The SMS Powered Jukebox
  • TX-04 Rep. John Ratcliffe:Mikey Bess, Kyle Jackson, Jonathan Payne, and Thomas Starnes for the app: Iron Clad Cooking
  • TX-10 Rep. Michael T. McCaul: Eesha Nayak and Dia Jain for the app: Intercept …. Before it’s too late
  • TX-11 Rep. K. Michael Conaway: Ethan Thames for the app: Textix
  • TX-15 Rep. Vicente Gonzalez: TBD*
  • TX-16 Rep. Beto O’Rourke: Stephanie Galvan for the app: 7 Gazintas
  • TX-17 Rep. Bill Flores: Manuel Flores, Benjamin White, and Sean Burns for the app: Chess Learn Edu
  • TX-20 Rep. Joaquin Castro: Luis Martinez, Jennifer Salazar, and Alejandra Duran for the app: Choose Your School
  • TX-21 Rep. Lamar Smith: Peter Chacko for the app: PR Trackr
  • TX-22 Rep. Pete Olson: Alicia Guo for the app: Mood Calendar
  • TX-23 Rep. Will Hurd: Maria Gu and Sandy Zhu for the app: A World of Latin
  • TX-27 Rep. Blake Farenthold: Christian Bertoni for the app: States Game
  • TX-28 Rep. Henry Cuellar: Nyo Cruz, Josue Herrera, Marco Perez, and Elmo Garza for the app: Travel Guide
  • TX-32 Rep. Pete Sessions: Andre Williams and Davis Okuzor for the app: Closing Intelligence
  • TX-36 Rep. Brian Babin: TBD*


  • UT-02 Rep. Chris Stewart: Joshua Anderson and Kirby McDonald for the app: Ammaron Portal


  • VA-03 Rep. Bobby Scott: James McClellan for the app: Rising Tide
  • VA-04 Rep. Donald McEachin: Alex Dunn and Sean Jackson for the app: Inspire Meme
  • VA-05 Rep. Tom Garrett: Conlan Rupp for the app: Astounding Air Hockey
  • VA-06 Rep. Bob Goodlatte: Davis Arnold, Shreyas Gullapalli, Mengyun Lee, and Yifei Zhao for the app: Quizbowl Scoresheet
  • VA-08 Rep. Don Beyer: Erik Boesen for the app: Opinr
  • VA-10 Rep. Barbara Comstock: Medha Gupta for the app: Safe Travel
  • VA-11 Rep. Gerald E. Connolly: Ish Sethi, Matthew Trang, Rebecca Woodhouse and Rachel Naidich for the app: Smart Sleeve


  • WA-01 Rep. Suzan DelBene: Pranav Vaid for the app: QA Simulator: Chemistry made easy
  • WA-03 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler: Amelia Madarang, Kristen Stilin, and Nathan Chen for the app: Duck and Cover
  • WA-04 Rep. Dan Newhouse: Seth Florman, Damon Fuller, and Kyler Zimmerman for the app: Powerhouse
  • WA-06 Rep. Derek Kilmer: Connor Villines and Riley Stuart for the app: E.C.O
  • WA-07 Rep. Pramila Jayapal: Will Rasmussen and Aidan Day for the app: Roll Call


*TBD: Indicates that the Member of Congress has yet to announce the winner. Please contact their office for winner information.