SCCSD students to participate in USD Invent-to-Innovate Competition
Sioux City Community Schools students from East, North, and West high schools have been selected to participate in the University of South Dakota Invent-to-Innovate Entrepreneurial Competition on Friday, March 29. All selected finalists are members of the Sioux City Career Academy Entrepreneurship pathway.
At the Invent-to-Innovate competition, students will pitch innovative business ideas to a panel of judges. Participating teams have 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 finalists and corresponding business ideas.
- EZ Track: A locating device in the form of a chip that is constructed into a wallet and into a key chain attachment.
- Yovani Topete (North)
- Jose Sebastian (North)
- Grass Gear: An app that connects young people to people needing yard work done. Similar to Uber, but for lawn care.
- Madison Johnson (Dual-enrolled – Heelan/East)
- Cole McClure (North)
- Austin Craighead (North)
- Austin Wilshire (North)
- Turner Henry (East)·
- Pyrrhic Ratings (originally called Straight Rate): A politically unbiased rating system that rates news articles, news organizations, and also journalists on political news.
- Colby East (East)
- Liam Streit (East)
- Jonah Snieder (East)
- Snow Raptor: A remote control snow blower & salt dispenser that can be operated while the consumer is inside.
- Thomas Anderson (West)
- Carlos Ozuna (North)