Celebrating Our Young Innovators


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

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