We're delighted to announce the winners of the MobileMakersEdu 'Pitch Your Own App' Contest. It was so great to see all the creativity and demonstration of skill in student submissions. Thanks to all the MobileMakersEdu students who participated - your ideas are fantastic, and don't stop here! Go! Create! Make!
A huge shout out to the three talented iOS developer judges who volunteered their time to review student work:
Taylor Sanson, Lead Developer at Grubhub, Bradley Walker, and Trevor Walker. Developer at Citibank.The prizes and contest rules are here. Congratulations to all of the winners and participants!
AND THE WINNERS ARE…
By Melissa Cobb, Elk Grove High School (9th grade). Teacher: Kristen Fisher
"Great pitch!" "Your app explanation was thorough and informative. The features and User Experience design of this application are well-researched for the target user group." "Your technical explanations were excellent, well done."
By Elizabeth Castellanos & Mikayla Brown, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (11th grade), Teacher: Vincent Day
"The creators of Steam Squad presented as well-researched and passionate about the topic, as well as knowledgeable about what is required to execute their vision." "Not only is your app idea extremely important but your execution and pitch were thorough, well thought out and beautifully executed."
By Abigail Barkei, American School In Japan (9th grade), Teacher: Mark Burpee
"The idea feels very original and has potential for expansion to other art forms, as well as the potential to support a community of artists that supply content for generating new output and sharing their works with each other." "The idea, application, and code were also well documented, demonstrated and explained."