Hometown Spotlight: Flat Rock East Henderson High girls compete in coding

7 News is in East Flat Rock to highlight a group of girls competing in a coding and computer programming competition. 

(Henderson County, NC) WSPA

7 News is in East Flat Rock to highlight a group of girls competing in a coding and computer programming competition.

Instructor Hannah De La Riva teaches a class called Microsoft Intro to Computer Science. In the class is a handful of girls who previous to this semester had little to know experience coding but after just a few weeks, have improved enough to compete in the Go Cyberstart Competiton.

The competition is a 17-state challenge, “Girls Go CyberStart” which is aimed at encouraging girls to explore the field of cybersecurity. This runs from (Feb. 20-25)
Students from the school will also be competing in the Special Olympics on April 13 with April 20 as a rain date.
On April 14 there is a fundraiser for East Henderson Athletics and you can get $100 tickets by stopping by the school.