We had a great time at the 2018 Apps for Good Awards, which took place at Rich Mix in London on 20 June 2018. Read on to discover our ten favourite moments (in no particular order!)
When team Light Bike made this impressive entrance! The team from Wick High School went on to win the Emerging Technology category, powered by SAP.
— Chris Aitken (@skipperAitken) June 20, 2018
When our fantastic shortlisting partners came together to support the ideas of students from across the UK.
‘Great to see how passionate and enthusiastic children are about making a difference in the digital space’
Sonam Kaur blogs on judging the heats for the @AppsforGood #AfGAwards 🏆
— HMRC Digital (@HMRCdigital) June 19, 2018
And they’re off at Apps for Good Shortlisting Shipley 2018 @AppsforGood @CapgeminiUK @HMRCdigital Let’s find the next generation of Digital Entrepreneurs #apps #digital #nextgen #AfGAwards pic.twitter.com/k7VnxKTAkt
— Toni Potter (@Toni_Potter90) May 3, 2018
When students pulled out all of the stops to secure votes for the People’s Choice Award, powered by GoDaddy.
WE NEED YOUR VOTE! REnlightenment, designed by students from @DenbighHigh enables you to explore different religions in your community and beyond. They’re finalists in the #AfGAwards @LEGO_Group Digital Explorers category and they need your vote! https://t.co/GYOcUVKNv7 pic.twitter.com/VkPNFAtF4a
— Denbigh High School (@DenbighHigh) June 15, 2018
— Lee Hawksworth (@LeeJHawk) June 20, 2018
When past students returned to pitch their ideas for the Legacy Category, powered by Virgin Red.
Presentations underway in the @VirginRed Legacy Category #AfGAwards @AppsforGood pic.twitter.com/oCaXnuc24E
— Natalie Moore (@NatalieAfG) June 20, 2018
Team @donateit from @ConnellSixth were the inspiring winners of our #AfGAwards Legacy category, powered by @VirginRed – Their app helps you get your unwanted items to the charities that need them. You can download it and try it out here: https://t.co/cnyuPqbIO1 pic.twitter.com/OEu1fPFBki
— AppsforGood (@AppsforGood) July 5, 2018
When the Green Team from St. Marylebone won over the panel of Dragons in the Rising Stars category, supported by Spotify.
Outstanding research done by @StMarylebone Green Team, winners of the Rising Stars Category supported by @Spotify. Students have already contacted several local representatives about their app helping users to #gogreen pic.twitter.com/nzzfj0gYui
— AppsforGood (@AppsforGood) June 26, 2018
@GreenTeam_AfG by students from @StMarylebone provides young people with a custom plan to reduce your carbon footprint.
We are finalists in the @Spotify Rising Stars category and they need your vote! https://t.co/FPlZotsCT8 #AfGAwards pic.twitter.com/Fpyrng0eMQ
— GreenTeam (@GreenTeam_AfG) June 9, 2018
When lucky Finalists in the Digital Explorers category, powered by The LEGO Group, got to visit the Lego offices in London.
When Team Kognition from Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College won the Future Tech Leaders category, powered by Thomson Reuters.
Winners! AMAZING achievement for our @BHASVIC_Comp team who took the Apps For Good Future Tech Leaders Award tonight at the #AfGAwards Well done to Tom, Ed, Dan and Robert who created Team Kognition https://t.co/zY2HPVV2Td
— BHASVIC Computer Sci (@BHASVIC_Comp) June 20, 2018
When we announced our brand new machine learning course, powered by SAP. We can’t wait to see machine learning ideas at the next Awards.
— AppsforGood (@AppsforGood) June 27, 2018
When we awarded our Impact Prizes for teacher, school and expert of the year – powered by EPAM. Apps for Good wouldn’t happen without our amazing schools, teachers and experts!
Paul Gallanagh, Principal Teacher of Business and Computing at Dunoon Grammar, was awarded the title of Apps for Good’s ‘UK Educator of the Year’ at a prestigious awards ceremony in London last week. https://t.co/JnyjXKCOuP #abplace2b pic.twitter.com/LVtBjMCsmq
— Argyll and Bute Council (@argyllandbute) June 26, 2018
— Priestley ICT (@PriestleyICT) June 20, 2018
— Sherah Beckley (@SherahBeckley) June 20, 2018