May 4, 2011 2-11 TAG WebChallenge










FOUR GWINNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVE AWARDS AT THE
2011 TAG WebCHALLENGE
!


On May 4, 2011, four Gwinnett County schools had the pleasure of attending the awards ceremony for the 2011 TAG WebChallenge. Out of 40 entries, only 9 schools were selected as finalists. Over $24,000 in scholarships were presented to the winning students. Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology took home Grand Prize Best Overall - 1st Place, as well as Best Implementation - 1st Place. Meadocreek High School was awarded Grand Prize Best Overall - 2nd Place for their entry. Mountain View High School and Collins Hill High School both took home 2nd Place awards in Judge's Prize and Best Concept, respectively.

Please join me in congratulating these students for all of their hard work in this competition!

Here is more detailed information about the awards:


GRAND PRIZE BEST OVERALL

1st Place
Team: ICE
Students: I nsiya Ahmed, C ourtney Jackson, E sther Tonea
School: Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Scholarship: $3,000
Topic: Stoichiometry
Website: http://www.wix.com/icestoichiometry/ice-stoichiometry


2nd Place
Team: MangoFarm
Students: Quang Vo, Briyick Sibrian, William Goonsantiviboon, Breana Ma
School: Meadocreek High School
Scholarship: $2,000
Topic: Teaching the Water Cycle to Children
Website: http://www.wix.com/quangdvo/Stem_Project


JUDGES PRIZE

2nd Place
Team: The Mountain View Bears
Students: Brian Abbott, Robby Compton
School: Mountain View High School
Scholarship: $1,500
Topic: Calculus Tutorials
Website: http://www.lengsas.com/caltutorials/index.html



BEST IMPLEMENTATION

1st Place
Team: ICE
Students: I nsiya Ahmed, C ourtney Jackson, E sther Tonea
School: Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Scholarship: $2,000
Topic: Stoichiometry
Website: http://www.wix.com/icestoichiometry/ice-stoichiometry


BEST CONCEPT

2nd Place
Team: R & R
Students: Renee Crozier, Rachel Crozier
School: Collins Hill High School
Scholarship: $1,500
Topic: Nutrition
Website: http://cuttingedgeeagles.org/Web%20Challenge%202011/web_challenge.htm


Great job!

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