Previous Winners: Winners 2001

Photo Gallery

Winners 2001

2001 Columbus Foundation Community Grant Winner

Entry Title:
Rez Protectors — Solving the Housing Problem
Coach:
Jack Joyce
School:
Pretty Eagle Catholic School
City/State:
St. Xavier, Montana
Problem:
Lack of housing on the Crow Indian Reservation.
Solution:
Using straw (by product of wheat farming) to build functional and inexpensive housing.

2001 First Place Winner

Entry Title:
Hot Rot
Coach:
Jon Hood
School:
Bexley Middle School
City/State:
Bexley, Ohio
Problem:
Heat being produced from compost piles and nothing being done with it.
Solution:
Run a tube with water through the compost pile and produce hot water for the poorer communities in the area.

2001 Second Place Winner

Entry Title:
IllumaCoach
Coach:
Marilyn Hamot Ryan
School:
Saddle Brook Middle School
City/State:
Saddle Brook, New Jersey
Problem:
Children with hearing loss cannot play sports.
Solution:
Create the "IllumaCoach" — an electronic device that transmits signals from the coach to a player.

2001 Third Place Winner

Entry Title:
Clean Smilers
Coach:
Christine Balga
School:
Davis Drive Middle School
City/State:
Apex, North Carolina
Problem:
It's hard to clean teeth with braces.
Solution:
Design a toothbrush that will effectively clean teeth with braces.

RETURN TO TOP