2019 Championship

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Dare to Dream competition!

Watch the 2019 finals here!

Photos courtesy of Ed Litteral.

1st  Place — Yak Rak — Portsmouth High School

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Team Members: Chloe Minton, Emily Jones, Aiden Donges, and Autumn Wright

Coach: Nate Kline

Pictured from left are April Perry, head of the judging team; Mike Thompson, contest coordinator; Andy Glockner, title sponsor; Chloe Minton, Emily Jones, Aiden Donges, and Autumn Wright of PHS; Steve Moore, partner sponsor; and Nate Kline, PHS Business Instructor and team coach.

Yak Rak presented an idea for a rack that attaches to a vehicle and can hold kayaks, paddle boards, surfboards, and other supplies. They won a total of $7,750 for both the championship and the prize for the Most Viable Business Idea.

2nd Place — Griffith’s Gold —  Russell High School

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Team Members: Joshua Griffith, Joe Ewing, and Pierce Rice

Coach: Missy Wilburn

Griffith’s Gold presented an idea for a commercial honeybee farm and agribusiness company. They received a total of $5,000 for their business idea.

3rd place — Eco Top — Valley High School

(Lucasville)

_DSC5837Team Members: Kolton Bauer, Landon McBee, Shelby Altman-Metzler, and Chalee Hettinger

Eco Top presented an idea for an E-waste company that would recycle electronics and prevent dangerous chemicals from damaging the Earth. They received a total of $5,150 for their business idea. They also received the William Beale Award and the prize for Most Daring Dream.

4th Place — Sotera — STEM+M Early College High School

(South Point)

_DSC5836Team Members: Tommie McCartney, Zane Walters, and Bella Schrader 

Coaches: Alicia Spears and Ben Eng

Sotera presented an idea for a specialized awareness alert phone case to prevent distracted walking. They received $3,000 for their business idea.

5th Place — Hand Bands — Green High School

(Franklin Furnace)

_DSC5832Team Members: Peytan Gaffney, Kori Derrifield, and Katherine Skipworth

Hand Bands presented the idea for a device used to build muscle and aid in those with hand disorders. They received $2,000 for their business idea.

6th Place — RedE Repair — Green High School

(Franklin Furnace)

_DSC5828Team Members: Nathan Weigand, Caleb Derifield, Trevor Darnell, and Troy Otworth

Coach: Erika Merrill

RedE Repair presented the idea for an on-the-go maintenance company. They received $1,800 for their business idea.

7th Place — Flow on the Go — South Webster High School

_DSC5825Team Members: Gavin Hanley, Haley Williams, Skiyler Ratcliff, and Maecee Johnson

Coach: Josie Collier

Flow on the Go presented the idea for an eco-friendly alternative charging device. They received $1,900 for their business idea and the William Beale Award.

8th Place — Knee Wrap Crank — Green High School

(Franklin Furnace)

_DSC5822Team Members: Hailey Hammond, Logan Jones, and Gabriela Harber

Knee Wrap Crank presented the idea for a device that aids in wrapping your knees for power lifting. They received $1,200 for their business idea.

9th Place — Mint Performance — South Gallia High School

_DSC5820Team Members: Gavin Bevan, Ethan Bevan, and Christopher Holley

Coach: Bryan Morrow

Mint Performance presented the idea of compression wear for athletes in order to decrease the likelihood of injury. They received $1,100 for their business idea.

10th Place — Forget Me Knot — Ironton High School

_DSC5816Team Members: Abbie Patterson, John Higgins, and Hunter Humphreys

Coach: Doug Graham

Forget-Me-Knot presented the idea for a small handy attachment for the back of someones phone to hold retainers, jewelry, and anything else you would need. They received $1,000 for their business idea.

11th Place — Go Nuts — Portsmouth High School

_DSC5813Team Members: Luke Rodbell, Jaiden Rickett, and Kayren Albrecht

Coach: Nate Kline

Go Nuts presented the idea for a holiday concession company. They received $900 for their business idea.

12th Place — Project Renaissance — Paul Blazer High School

(Ashland)

_DSC5811Team Members: Hunter Fryer, Eli Thomas, and Ethan Thomas

Coach: Mrs. Sizemore

Project Renaissance presented the idea for The Phoenix Watch to help aid in substance abuse. They received $1,500 for their business idea and the prize for Best Social Impact Idea.

13th Place — G C Cleaning — Green High School

(Franklin Furnace)

_DSC5806Team Members: Megan Johnson, Taylah Deerfield, and Katie Porter

Coach: Erika Merrill

G C Cleaning presented the idea for an environmental cleaning services company. They received $850 for their business idea and the William Beale Award.

14th Place — Happy Little IndusTREES — Fairview High School

_DSC5807Team Members: Kayleigh Evans, Rodney Johnstone, and Grace Sluss

Coach: Crystal Claar

Happy Little IndusTREES presented the idea for an environmental recycling plant company. They received $850 their business idea and the William Beale Award.

 

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