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And The Winners of The 2021 Comcast Innovation Challenge Are…

 In #TAFPartners, #TAFSchools

We have determined the 2021 winners of the Comcast NBCUniversal Innovation Challenge!


About The Challenge

Since premiering, the Comcast NBCUniversal Innovation Challenge showcase featuring innovative businesses developed by four TAF@Saghalie students has garnered almost 200 views. At the start of the challenge, we asked students, “How do you develop an online presence through a virtual environment? Over three months, students learned and honed web development, UX/UI, branding, and marketing skills from industry experts to produce their final projects — a fully developed website on CodePen.io.

This was the fourth year of the challenge, which is a partnership between TAF and Comcast NBCUniversal. Each year, students “hack” a telecommunications issue using technology and innovative ideas then present their projects to a panel of judges. Last year was the first virtual showcase in which viewers served as the judge to decide the winners.


The Final Results

Showcase viewers had until midnight to cast their votes for their favorite team based on process, produce, and presentation. We are proud to announce the 2021 Comcast NBCUniveral Innovation Challenge winners as follows:

1st Place: Team Three – Atarashi Chansu
Prize: $1,100 in post-secondary education scholarships
Members: Aidan B., Ashwal C., Chris S., Ellen B.

2nd Place: Team Five – Neo-Tokyo
Prize: $650 in post-secondary education scholarships for each team member
Members: Preston F., Nico C., Julia M.

3rd Pace: Team Four – Acadia Peaks
Prize: $350 in post-secondary education scholarships for each team member
Irene L., Owen E., Jaden G.

We are so proud of all of the students who participated this year, especially with the fully remote challenge! Thank you to all of our industry experts and mentors, and most importantly, Comcast Washington, for partnering with us to provide this opportunity to our TAF@Saghalie students.

Watch the challenge again.

If you’re interested in co-developing a challenge like this for TAF students, reach out to corporaterelations@techaccess.org.

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