High School Hacks Proves Coders Come In All Ages

March 2014 | Riviera Partners

Last weekend, high schoolers from all over the west coast descended on PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California to compete in HSHacks. The 24-hour hackathon was founded and organized by local students, and many professional developers and designers were onsite to offer one-on-one mentoring and...

Last weekend, high schoolers from all over the west coast descended on PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California to compete in HSHacks. The 24-hour hackathon was founded and organized by local students, and many professional developers and designers were onsite to offer one-on-one mentoring and guidance. All told, the attendees created more than 150 programs and hacks. “A lot of the students were first-time hackers,” said Alaina Percival, Head of Developer Outreach at Riviera Partners, “and the projects were truly impressive.”

High School Hacks