Congratulations to the IT-oLogy Innovation Challenge Top Innovators!

We couldn’t wait any longer! We’re thrilled to announce the IT-oLogy Innovation Challenge Top Innovators!

Thank you to all who submitted your projects. It was a difficult decision by the judges. South Carolina is fortunate to have an abundance of creative talent. Our future is bright indeed!

Elementary School

TM FLOYD TOP INNOVATOR

Wildfire Extinguishing System – Sai Vallabh Gurram – Merrywood Elementary School (Greenwood, SC)

2ND PLACE

Animal Rescue Drone – Isla Anklam and Caroline Richie – Spearman Elementary School (Anderson, SC)

3RD PLACE

Mobile Locker – Christopher McDonald and Zariyha Jackson – Sandlapper Elementary (Columbia, SC)

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Microplastics Awareness – Eleanor Din – Merrywood Elementary School (Greenwood, SC)

Tendonitis Relief – Treyton Coates – Sandlapper Elementary School  (Columbia, SC)

 

High School

TM FLOYD TOP INNOVATOR

Self-driving Vehicle Communication – Lauren Chen – Dutch Fork High School (Irmo, SC)

2ND PLACE

Do You Know, How Much GMO? – Ashley Vargas and Kirsten Poore – Greenwood High School (Greenwood, SC)

3RD PLACE

School Attendance System – Rob Sheffield and Joshua Manley – Laurens District 55 High School (Laurens, SC)

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Student ID Tracking System – Changfeng Zou and Timothy Roper – Laurens District 55 High School (Laurens, SC)

Student Attendance and Safety System – Travis George and Mark McGowan – Laurens District 55 High School (Laurens, SC)

 

Educator

AFL GLOBAL TOP INNOVATOR

Tim Swick – Sandlapper Elementary School (Columbia, SC)

 

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Innovation Challenge Sponsors

Trendsetter

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

TM Floyd and Company

TrailBlazer

Orange Bees

Charleston Digital Corridor

Bandwagon Fan Club

AFL Global

Google Developers

Google Developers Group – Columbia

Supporter

Zipit Wireless

Hansen Talent Group

South Carolina Department of Education

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