Teen receives $12,000 to develop fitness app
Kolten Parker writes that “She’s proof that big ideas pay off.
Estrella Hernandez, a 13-year-old Alamo Heights Junior School student, put her imagination to good use when designing “We Walk” a smartphone app made to help fight childhood obesity while incorporating San Antonio’s “rich history” and community.
“It was this odd feeling of disbelief that something I thought of in my room in sixth grade is actually becoming a reality,” Hernandez said.
The eighth-grade student has received $12,000 through community grants and sponsorships to develop a beta version of her Alamo City-based app and hopes to pull in about $200,000 to finish developing it.
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