The 2017 Veale Venture Challenge is underway for 16 high schools in the Forum. Let’s meet some finalists.
Update. The winners are:
First Place – BOA Bracelet – Matt Locker, James Sheeler, and Rahil Shah, University School
Second Place – Babysitter in a Box – Reagan Hardy, Magnificat High School
Third Place – 21SOX – Matthew Stauffer, Benedictine High School
Honorable Mention – Kar’ress Kupkakes – Keiarri Murphy, Glenville High School
Honorable Mention – The CoSkin – Kathryn Coughlin, Walsh Jesuit High School
Benedictine High School
Matthew Stauffer’s (above) business is 21SOX, a custom-made and personalized socks business. Matthew is growing his business on etsy.
Chagrin Falls High School
Alex Amata (above) has used his interest in televised sporting events to create Targeted Advertisement Systems. Targeted Advertisement Systems is a new technology that incorporates animated advertisements to allow for more personalized and effective advertising.
Cuyahoga Falls High School
Megan Anderson, Nicky Marusiak, Abb Marusiak, and Allison Valente (above) turned their interest in providing alternatives to screen-time into a business called Craft Box. Craft Box is a monthly subscription service delivering materials for crafting right to your door.
Ava Thomas (above) developed a business that is committed to helping senior citizens, those with Alzheimer’s, and others called Memory Mat. Memory Mat is a personalized placemat that displays memory cues.
Glenville High School
Keiarri Murphy (above) has developed a business to bring cupcakes to the Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood, Kar’ress Kupkakes. Kar’ress your palette with Kar’ress Kupkakes!
Hathaway Brown School
Erica Kahn (above) used her fondness for jewelry as inspiration to prototype a 3D printed product for her business No Mess Necklace, which provides a simple way to keep necklaces from becoming tangled.
Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School
Batuhan Aslan (above) used 3D printing to create his business, Klix. Klix turns one pair of shoes into shoes for all types of sports.
Bethany Husni’s (above) business, 31:25, helps you to feel radiant, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Magnificat High School
Reagan Hardy (above) has developed Babysitter in a Box, a mail-order kit containing all of the essentials a babysitter could ever need.
Montessori High School at University Circle
Max Shubert (above) created the travel blog application called Venture.
St. Edward High School
Mike Farmer, Michael Maloof, and Bennet Sulan (above) transformed their concern about food waste into an application called CookIt.
St. Ignatius High School
Michael Nickerson (above) is fueling the pack with his premier workout nutrition Wolf Naturals.
James Sheeler, Rahil Shah, and Matthew Locker’s (above) BOA Bracelet is a tri-color braided charging cable bracelet that fits snug and all you need is a plug.
Walsh Jesuit High School
Kathryn Coughlin’s (above) The CoSkin provides a new way to improve the quality of racing swimsuits.
Willoughby Eastlake Schools Northern Career Institute
Angelle McIntire’s (above) Anytime Vet application provides video access to a veterinarian at the touch of a button.