Eufaula High School broadens computer science class and receives national award

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EUFAULA, Ala. (WTVY) - Getting students excited about a computer science program can be tricky, that's why one wiregrass school is getting rewarded for its efforts.

Eufaula High School received the 2017 award for being a Champion of Computer Science School. In just one year, Eufaula enrolled 800% more minorities in computer science and 200% more girls, the award comes from the "Computer Science Teachers Association" and ""

There were 11 students enrolled the first year and now there are 60.