The 2016 Young Innovator Award, presented by Office Depot, 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.
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