Students get coding experience during international Hour of Code

Students get coding experience during international Hour of Code

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Students in the Memphis area got a special coding experience on Saturday.

The Hour of Code, hosted by CodeCrew, is a part of Computer Science Education Week.

The week honors computer programming pioneer Grace Murray Hopper.

"As one of our most popular events, we look forward to hosting the Hour of Code and appreciate our continued partnership with FedEx and the Memphis Public Library,” says Meka Egwuekwe, CodeCrew Executive Director. “The response from parents and kids has been huge and we have some great surprises planned this year for these young coders.”

The Memphis event was one of more than 100,000 Hour of Code events in the world.

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