John Brown University, J.B. Hunt Partner to Host Hackathon

John Brown University, J.B. Hunt Partner to Host Hackathon

Siloam Springs, Ark. (Oct. 12, 2022) – John Brown University and J.B. Hunt Transport Services will proudly co-host the 2022 Hackathon on Oct. 21 - 22 at Balzer Technology Center on JBU's Siloam Springs campus.

The J.B. Hunt Hackathon is a competition hosted by universities across the country. The competition consists of high school student teams competing against each other to develop a working prototype that is presented in front of a panel of J.B. Hunt representatives.

Hackathon is open to high school students in Northwest Arkansas who are interested in pursuing a career in computer science or engineering.

There will be $1,000, $750 and $500 scholarships for winners, and participants have opportunities to apply for internships. For more information or to sign up, visit

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked university (The Wall Street Journal) and top-ranked regional university (U.S. News), JBU enrolls more than 2,200 students from 36 states and 38 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, online and concurrent education programs. JBU offers 50 undergraduate majors, with top programs including nursing, psychology, kinesiology, engineering, construction management, family and human services, and graphic design. Eighteen graduate programs are available in business, counseling, cybersecurity, education and higher education.


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