TAG Education Collaborative Announces 2013 WEBChallenge Winners
ATLANTA (April 23, 2013) – TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 WEBChallenge Scholarship Competition. This program challenges middle and high school students to develop websites and web-based applications centered on a pre-determined theme. Winners receive partial post-secondary scholarship awards.
High school teams were challenged to develop their own product or service idea to be marketed or sold over the Internet to a specific audience. Over 100 teams registered, with each team developing a detailed website and e-commerce business plan to support their company.
High school winners include:
For the first time, TAG-Ed has expanded its WEBChallenge competition for a middle school audience. The theme for the middle school competition’s inaugural year was “Stand Up to Bullying!” This year, 99 teams worked collaboratively to create a website that provides helpful resource for fellow students who are facing difficulties with bullying.
Middle school winners include:
Over the last 11 years, the WEBChallenge program has awarded over $195,000 in partial college scholarships to students. Funds for the scholarships are raised through donations from the technology community.