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Hillcrest highschooler receives Congressional App Challenge Award

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) — Hillcrest High School junior Victoria Djidjev was awarded Friday with a certificate and congressional coin for her innovative app called AquaPulse. The app utilizes existing data and then uses machine learning to identify patterns and predict future water levels.

"I obviously know that water is pretty important here," Djidjev said. "We live right by the Snake River, and I was trying to think of something that would have data on it but would be relevant to Idaho. Water was just the best thing that I could find."

Congressman Mike Simpson presented Djidjev with the award at the Hillcrest Performing Arts Center Friday.

"In Idaho, I always said there's no problem in Idaho that a really good water year won't solve. So it's a timely topic, and I look forward to your future endeavor," Simpson said.

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