Nominations Open for Chattanooga Chamber’s Young Innovator Award


Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Chamber is now accepting applications for the 2016 Young Innovator Award, presented by Office Depot.

The Young Innovator Award recognizes three finalists in each of three categories: elementary, middle and high school. One winner in each category is honored at the Chamber’s Spirit of Innovation event Nov. 9.

Winning students receive a Galaxy Tab S2 32 GB tablet,  and the winning students’ homeroom teachers receive a $100 Office Depot gift card.

Find the Young Innovator application here.

Criteria for the Young Innovator’s innovation include:

  • Stimulating:  Innovation offers measureable impact on the community
  • Tangible:  Innovation demonstrates discernable value
  • Exposure:  Innovation promotes STEM knowledge and related field growth
  • Awesome:  Innovation has a wow factor
  • Moving:  Innovation shows leadership, initiative and potential for further gains

Applications open through Sept. 30.

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