ANNUAL COOLTECH CHALLENGE
The CoolTech Challenge engages teams of rising 9th through 12th graders in a school-to-school competition for the most unique mobile app, mobile ready website/website or a concept. All submissions will be judged by industry professionals. Winning teams receive a combination of cash prizes, gift cards, and scholarships. Winners are announced at the annual Passport to IT Careers event where all participants exhibit their projects during the CoolTech Showcase. During the CoolTech Showcase, exhibitors will present to fellow students, college educators and employers.
First Place Winners of the 10th Annual CoolTech Challenge
This app is for technical assistance from the simplest of tasks, such as unplugging and re-plugging a router for internet connection to more complicated tasks, such as designing a website.
School: Theodore Roosevelt High School
Teacher: Chris Carman
Students: Sander Capetz / Vonn Wheatley
This is an application that helps with story development through the use of random advice generator and random name generator.
School: Brunswick High School
Teacher: Alicia Chamberlain
Student: Chase Oberg
Project: Grocery Go
Grocery Go is a grocery delivery service, in which users select their items then pay for the groceries and a delivery fee.
School: Lake Shore Compact
Teacher: Melinda O’Connor
Students: Duran Thomas / Dajuan Allen / De’Von Tisdel