March 23, 2018 Academics

SCCSD students place 1st & 2nd in USD Invent-to-Innovate Competition

USD Invent-to-Innovate winners

Sioux City Community Schools students from East, North, and West high schools were selected to participate in the University of South Dakota Invent-to-Innovate Entrepreneurial Competition on Friday, March 23. Students in the Sioux City Career Academy Entrepreneurship class were chosen as the first and second place winners! 

At the Invent-to-Innovate competition, students pitched innovative business ideas to a panel of judges. Participating teams had the chance to win up to $1,000 to fund their business ideas in the hopes of assisting aspiring entrepreneurs in their approach to launching companies.

See the names below for a complete list of Sioux City Community School District winners and additional participants.

1st Place ($1,000 Prize):

Spot Seer

Heidi Boettcher – West High

Grace Hook – East High

1st Place ($1,000 Prize):

College & Beyond

Abbigale Courey – East High/Bishop Heelan (dual-enrolled)

Noah Smith – West High

Brody Spearman – North High

Erandi Zacarias – North High

Additional Participants:

M.R. Racing

Ryan McClintock – East High

Alex Rivera – East High

Andrew Southaya – East High

Black & White Banking

Grace Guntren – East High/Bishop Heelan (dual-enrolled)

Lilly Prins – West High