Tyler Technologies Announces 2017 Maine App Challenge Winners at Portland Sea Dogs Game

Students from three high schools receive college scholarships
totaling $10,000

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TYL #tylertech–Five tech-savvy high school students from across Maine were recently
selected as winners of the 2017 Tyler
Technologies Maine App Challenge
, a contest that encourages students
to develop a mobile application and create a video to showcase their
app. The finalists received scholarships totaling $10,000, which were
presented at a ceremony preceding the 1 p.m. Portland Sea Dogs game on
Sunday, April 23, 2017. This year’s winners are:

  • First place: Permit Log by Brian Austin, Nathan Kiesman and Noble
    Mushtak of Marshwood High School is an electronic version of the
    permit log student drivers must complete and submit to receive their
    license. The app captures all the information of the traditional log,
    plus has a timer to track hours driven, stores supervising driver’s
    name, age and license number, and exports to a printer for ease of
  • Second place: iExercise by James Newkirk of Telstar High School is an
    exercise tracker that includes a sit up counter, universal exercise
    pacer, walking and running tracker, and more, plus offers healthy
    living tips.
  • Third place: SoPo Spark by Tyler Hansen of South Portland High School
    helps others make the world a better place by creating change and
    spreading positivity through daily challenges, like going through old
    clothes and donating to charity, holding the door open for two
    strangers, or trying to brighten someone’s day.

The Maine App Challenge was developed in partnership with Educate
Maine’s Project>Login to encourage the next generation of professionals
to pursue future careers in science, technology, engineering and math
(STEM)-related disciplines. These five finalists successfully designed,
developed and presented functional mobile applications, and were
rewarded with college scholarships totaling $10,000 in 529 college
savings plans.

“The Maine App Challenge continues to showcase the talent of many high
school students who, we hope, will consider pursuing a career in
technology,” said Chris Hepburn, president of Tyler’s ERP & Schools
Division. “Tyler is excited to catch a glimpse of Maine’s future and
we’re proud to support the winners’ continued education with $10,000 in

For more information about the Maine App Challenge, please contact mact@tylertech.com

About Tyler Technologies, Inc.

Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) is a leading provider of end-to-end
information management solutions and services for local governments.
Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector — cities,
counties, schools and other government entities — to become more
efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of their
constituents. Tyler’s client base includes more than 15,000 local
government offices in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean, the United
Kingdom and other international locations. In 2016, Forbes ranked Tyler
on its “Most Innovative Growth Companies” list, and it has also named
Tyler one of “America’s Best Small Companies” eight times. The company
has been included six times on the Barron’s 400 Index, a measure of the
most promising companies in America. More information about Tyler
Technologies, headquartered in Plano, Texas, can be found at www.tylertech.com.


Tyler Technologies
Jennifer Kepler, 972-713-3770 ext. 113218