Camelback Students Clean Up at the Verizon Showcase Shark Tank
Posted by Community Relations at 5/11/2016
Camelback students cleaned up at the Verizon Showcase Shark Tank event at ASU, May 10, taking the top four places. The event, sponsored by Verizon as part of a Verizon/ASU grant, included two other Mesa schools. The students presented their app concepts as a culmination of the grant program. Ashley Enright, a junior, placed first and won $1000, with an app to help find better qualified substitutes Second place winners were seniors Yuribi Gonzalez, Evelyn Vazquez, and Tacira Vega, who developed an app that utilizes an electronic student I.D. that can be scanned for attendance and gate entry on campus. They won $750 each. Third place and $500 each, went to Kathryn Noble and Yuribi Gonzalez, for an app that tracks a bus live while in route and offers alternatives for transportation. 4th place went Alejandra Alverez, Sila Frayre and Olivia Higuera for “Shop Easy” an app that syncs your grocery list to the stores plan-a-gram while also matching available coupons at checkout. They won $250 each. The winners also received a Verizon Samsung Galaxy tablet.