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Students At Frederick Douglass Help To Create New Soccer App

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Can learning physics and geometry be fun? The answer is yes if you’re a student at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore City.

A video game developer joined with students and professional soccer players to create an app that will soon be available on iTunes.

Mary Bubala reports.

Inside the Academy of Innovation at Frederick Douglass High School, the all-time leading scorer for the Baltimore Blast, Denison Cabral, is suited up in the name of science and a new soccer app.

His movements are being captured by multiple cameras in a state-of-the-art, privately funded motion capture studio.

Student Emmanual Lewis, 16, has teamed up with producers of an app for legendary soccer player Pele.

“It’s amazing. It’s more experience for me saying that if I go to college, if I want to, that I’ve been able to deal with professionals,” Lewis said.

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