Apps for Good Awards 2014 –winners announced!

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!

Shorecast with their app board

Shorecast with their app board

 

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.

Productivity category

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.

Occasion Location speaking to guests at the Marketplace

Occasion Location speaking to guests at the Marketplace

 

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:

Apps for Good Awards 2014 Finalists

Apps for Good Awards 2014 Finalists

 

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.