MoutainHacks 2024 Annual Event of Success

MountainHacks 2024, the exhilarating 14-hour hackathon held at Mountain House High School, concluded with resounding success on April 20th, 2024. This annual event, which drew 90+ enthusiastic high school students from grades 9 to 12, showcased the remarkable creativity and ingenuity of young minds in the world of technology.

Organized by a dedicated team led by Yashmit Bhaverisetti, Akshat Sehgal, Dhruv Jena, and Ritvick Raghuvanshi, with invaluable guidance from our advisor Ms. Hammam, MountainHacks 2024 provided a platform for students to collaborate, innovate, and unleash their coding prowess. We extend our heartfelt thanks to all teachers who supervised our event, judges, parent volunteers, and student volunteers whose unwavering support and dedication made this event possible.

Participants were treated to a day filled with excitement, learning, and fun! From engaging workshops to inspiring mentorship sessions, attendees had the opportunity to sharpen their coding skills, explore new technologies, and transform their ideas into reality. The hackathon also featured a diverse range of activities, including interactive challenges, networking opportunities, and thrilling competitions.

Generous sponsors such as HCB, HackClub, Code for Cause,, Taskade, Wolfram Research, Echo3D, Interview Cake, THub Cafe, Desmos, Axure, Sticker Ninja, and StickerYou played a pivotal role in making MountainHacks 2024 a memorable experience for all involved. Their support enabled the organizers to provide top-notch resources, prizes, and amenities, ensuring that participants had everything they needed to thrive.

The highlight of MountainHacks 2024 was undoubtedly the impressive projects developed by the talented young hackers. From innovative apps to creative hardware solutions, the submissions showcased the student's ability to tackle real-world problems with ingenuity and skill. Judges faced the challenging task of selecting winners from a pool of outstanding projects, with a total of $13,000 in prizes up for grabs.

As the day drew to a close, participants left Mountain House High School inspired, empowered, and eager to continue their journey in the world of technology. MountainHacks 2024 not only fostered a passion for coding and innovation but also nurtured a sense of community and collaboration among young tech enthusiasts.

Reflecting on the success of MountainHacks 2024, the organizers commented, "It's truly incredible to see the level of talent and enthusiasm displayed by our participants. MountainHacks is more than just a hackathon—it's a celebration of creativity, collaboration, and the limitless potential of young innovators."

With another successful year in the books, MountainHacks looks forward to continuing its mission of inspiring and empowering the next generation of tech leaders.
Q's: Fatma Hammam