Today saw 18 Finalist student teams from across the UK come to London for the Apps for Good Awards 2014, which were held in the heart of city’s booming tech industry.
We are delighted to announce the Awards winners who will now see their apps developed and taken to market!
Information category, powered by Thomson Reuters
I’m Okay Stratford Girls’ Grammar School, Warwickshire, West Midlands.
Saving, Spending & Giving category, powered by Barclaycard
Pocket Money Pig The Wroxham School, Hertfordshire, East of England.
Connected Communities, powered by TalkTalk
Crime Time Shireland Collegiate Academy, Smethwick, West Midlands.
Chore Attack Wick High School, Caithness, Scotland.
Learning category, powered by Samsung
Crypto Connex Hymers College, Hull, Yorkshire & Humber.
My Planet category, powered by Thomson Reuters
Shorecast Budehaven Community School, Cornwall, South West.
People’s Choice Award, powered by London Tech Advocates
Occasion Location Sutton Grammar School for Boys, Surrey, South East.
In addition, two teams were awarded our ‘Coding Ninja’ prizes for building the best working prototypes out of all Apps for Good students on the course. These winners will work with developers to tackle a specifically tricky feature in their mobile, web or social app.
Social Ninja, powered by Facebook
Battle Tables, Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, Buckinghamshire, South East
Tech Ninja, powered by Nominet Trust
School Advisor, Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Cheshire, North West
We also took the opportunity to say thank you to those who have made some of the biggest contributions to Apps for Good over the past year:
Expert of the Year
Paul Dawson: Partner – Experience Design & Innovation, Fluxx
School of the Year
Mount Grace School, Hertfordshire, East of England
Teacher of the Year
Simon Reid, Stratford Girls’ Grammar School
A special thank you also went to Apps for Good Ninja Education Partner Chris Aitken from Wick High School in Caithness, Scotland, for his continued enthusiasm and support for Apps for Good.
Have a look at all of the Apps for Good Awards Finalist app prototypes here.