Morro Bay High School senior Johnny Hammerlund is a budding entrepreneur who used a talent for technology to create his first paid app for smart phones.
The app, intended for other high school students, is simple in concept. It streamlines public information from the high school’s website—such as bell schedules and the cafeteria lunch menu for the day—into an simple format that students can access using their phones or tablet computers wherever they are.
Despite Hammerlund’s good intentions, however, his innovation has created controversy in California’s San Luis Coastal Unified School District. The app is becoming a focal point in deciding how district technology is handled as students become increasingly tech savvy.…Read More