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Princeton College Girls Win 2019 African Regional Technovation Contest

L-R: Miss Daniella Ekweke; Miss Victory Yinka-Banjo; Mr. Oluwatosin Olaleye, Instructor, New Horizons Nigeria; Miss Gbopemioluwa Olukoga; and Miss Tanyalouise Ekweke, all female students of Princeton College Surulere, Lagos whose vehicle parking app emerged winner of the 2019 Technovation African Regional Contest held at Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University, Lekki, Lagos recently.
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, will solve the menace of obstructive parking in Nigeria particularly in Lagos with the use of location sensors, database, and app inventor’s interface and more.

According to the developers, users can easily park their cars without worrying about interference from other drivers.

Pictures of the Princeton Students that won the Technovation contest.

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

Names of the exceptional girls are: Miss Daniella Ekekwe (Grade 11); Miss Gbopemioluwa Olukoga (Grade 11); Miss Victory Yinka-Banjo (Grade 11); and Miss Tanyalouise Ekekwe (Grade 12).

Certainly, 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.

According to the Princeton Schools Education Director, Dr (Mrs) Dolapo Bankole while congratulating her students and the parents and the teacher who collaborate to make this happen 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.

The Champions with their New Horizons Instructor.

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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