2014 Samsung Mobile App Academy Winners
Ten Samsung Mobile App Academies were held during the summer
of 2014 in San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, DC/Baltimore region, Dallas, Detroit region, Chicago, Boston, and New York City, with the goal of igniting top-performing 11th and 12th graders’ interest in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and the related careers. Students learned about mobile app concept development and coding basics, plus the research, logic, design, and marketing that developers
use when conceptualizing and creating mobile apps. Afterwards,
students had the opportunity to submit their own app concepts for
a chance to win scholarships!
Grand Prize: $20,000 Scholarship
Aditya Suri An 11th grader at Walton High School in Marietta, GA, Aditya created the Mobi Sense app idea as an easy-to-use tool that allows smoother communication for people with visual, vocal, or auditory impairment. Utilizing multiple functions, the app proposes a customizable user experience with easy access to tools that address specific user needs.
  • Second Prize:
    $10,000 Scholarship
    Evan Doherty A 12th grader at Upper Darby High School in Drexel Hill, PA, Evan created Glucaster to provide insight and support, as well as glucose-level warnings and predictions, for those suffering with diabetes.
  • Third Prize:
    $5,000 Scholarship
    Shuying (Sarah) Cheng A 12th grader at Highland Park High School in Highland Park, NJ, Sarah developed GoalGether to help users and friends stay inspired to monitor and complete their goals, and to better themselves overall.
  • Fourth Prize:
    Samsung Galaxy Note® 4
    Jeremy Paradie A 12th grader at Holliston High School in Holliston, MA, Jeremy used GPS in his concept, Goods2Give, to coordinate information and services, making it convenient and beneficial to donate goods to charity.
  • Fifth Prize:
    Samsung Galaxy Note® 4
    Nathan Philliber A 12th grader at San Mateo High School in San Mateo, CA, Nathan’s idea, NoteAbout, utilizes GPS location features to provide users with location notations and visuals to encourage community exploration.

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