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About the Event

The IgniteSTEM Design Challenge is a one-day competitive event filled with engaging workshops to encourage students to collaborate with each other when solving real-life problems. Students will work in teams of 3 to 5 to brainstorm ideas and make those ideas come to life.

10:00 - 10:30 - Opening ceremony
10:30 - 11:00 - Keynote speaker
11:00 -11:45 - Ideation workshop
11:45 - 12:30 - Lunch break and social
12:30 - 1:15 - Makerstate workshop for educators
12:30 - 1:45 - Part I of Design Challenge

1:45 - 2:00 - Stretch break and social

2:00 - 3:00 - Part II of Design Challenge

3:00 - 3:45 - Presentations

3:45 - 4:30 - Awards and closing ceremony

Event Schedule

IgniteSTEM Design Challenge Winners

Top Four:

Best Overall 1st: Team Guardians
Best Overall 2nd: Team Twister
Best Overall 3rd: Team Hermits
Best Overall 4th: Team Gargoyle

Honorable Mentions

Team Mariners
Team Comets
Team Rovers
Team Blasters
Team Zap

Team Musketeers
Team Kapow
Team Zoom
Team Phoenix

First Place Presentation

Event Stats Highlights

  • Over 230 students, 20 IgniteSTEM members, and 30 educators attended ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

  • The average attendee spent 5hrs and 59mins on Hopin during our event ๐Ÿคฏ

  • Madeleine Khristov Weinrach, Margo Martin, and Mihir Tanguturi were listed among the most active attendees! ๐Ÿ’ช

  • Team Rapids had the most number of chat messages across any team session chat (at an astounding 460 messages! Wonder what they were chatting about ๐Ÿค”)

  • Campbell Davis, at an astonishing 13 networking requests sent', was the strongest networker across the event. Make sure to check out their LinkedIns ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Throughout the event, we all cumulatively sent 5638 chat messages and initiated 158 networking meetings. Kudos on the engagement!! ๐Ÿค

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