- business administration major Jeremiah Thompson
- applied mathematics technology major Tyler Swob
- accounting technology major Michael Della Penna
- engineering technology student Shane Qualls
- hearing and computer engineering student Ken Hertzog
The students tested their prototypes at Rochester School for the Deaf. Team Get Dancin’ won Second place. They pocketed $3,000 for an idea to open a dance studio for the deaf, where teachers would use sign language. The team was made up of:
- graphics design major Nicole Hood
- accounting technology major Nic Shaw
- Master of Science Program in Secondary Education student Samatha Braidi
Third place and $2,000 went to team WaterSocket:
- packaging science major Casey Jaeger
- Matthew Hente
- mechanical engineering major Richie Prilenski
Their idea is to create a waterproof cover for tcochlear implants using a super hydrophobic spray.
The competition was sponsored by ZVRS video relay service.