YICTE Townsville 2014 Winners

By September 8, 2014 News No Comments
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Congratulations to all participants of the inaugural Townsville Young ICT Explorers! Approximately 50 students from five schools entered the challenge, delivering almost 20 high quality projects. We hope everyone pulled a few words of wisdom from Tristan Davey’s keynote speech – he sure enjoyed spending time with you. Great work Townsville – the judges were very impressed and noted the high quality of all entries! This year’s awards went to:

Years 4 – 5

  • 1st place: Ryan Catholic College with Let’s see ADHD (by Samuel Short)
  • 2nd place: The Cathedral School of St Anne & St James with Solar Popcorn Maker (by Thomas Dallimore, Alexander Donahue, Hamish Finlayson and Toshiro Larsen)

Years 6 – 7

  • 1st Place: Holy Spirit School with Touring Queensland (by Sarah Waddell and Hayden Dunlop)
  • 2nd Place: Fitzgerald State School with Super Sports Balls & Website (by Ella Sippel, Sienna Bachmann and Jana Bassan)
  • 3rd Place: Fitzgerald State School with Robot Hockey (by Ben Allen, Griffin Ward, Dylan Ashford and Aaron Lawn)
  • Merit: Fitzgerald State School with Mr Word’s Letters (by Annerique Goussard and Bianca Little)

Years 8 – 9

  • 1st Place: Whitsunday Anglican School with uTECH Website (by Jake Magro, John Hatfield and Alex Herron)
  • 2nd Place: Ryan Catholic College with Rubbish Heroes (by Alexander Stafford and Otto Harris-Oldenburg)

Years 10 – 12

  • 1st Place: Ryan Catholic College with WAI App (by Jason Hill)
  • 2nd Place: Ryan Catholic College with Science Banner (by Jade Saw)
  • 3rd Place: Ryan Catholic College with Science Banner (by Alwin George)

Student Choice Award

  • Fitzgerald State School with Robot Hockey (by Ben Allen, Griffin Ward, Dylan Ashfor and Aaron Lawn)